According to The Smoking Gun:
The assault came after the teenager–who was cutting grass in front of his family’s home–drove a riding mower “on the road, apparently into the path of” McCosby’s oncoming vehicle, cops reported. After exiting his car, McCosby approached the boy and “knocked the juvenile off the lawn mower and assaulted him in the front yard of the residence,” investigators alleged.
In announcing McCosby’s arrest, cops noted that, “After the assault, and prior to fleeing the scene, McCosby got onto his knee in what appeared to be a prayer. Witnesses described it as a 'Tebow'.”
UPDATE: In a tragic and unlikely turn of events, the man that clotheslined the teen and subsequently Tebowed has apparently killed himself.
According to the New Castle News:
A man accused of imitating an NFL quarterback in prayer has killed himself, authorities say.
David Edward McCosby, 53, of 4145 Wiley Lane was found fatally shot yesterday at McConnell’s Mill State Park, according to state police.
Officers responded to a call from the parking lot at Hell’s Hollow in the park, off Shaffer Road in Slippery Rock Township, about 6:45 a.m. yesterday.
Deputy Coroner Sam A. Teolis told the New Castle News today that McCosby called 911 prior to killing himself.
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