COLORADO SPRINGS - Samuel Ethan Flores, 18, was arrested on Sunday in Douglas County for allegedly beating his own grandmother.
Colorado Springs Police say they were called to a family disturbance Saturday at 1:41 a.m. When they arrived, they found a 73-year-old woman who claimed her grandson had beaten her with an unknown object before she was able to escape to a neighbor's house.
While she was running away, Flores allegedly stole her vehicle and fled the area.
The grandmother, later identified as Elvira Countryman, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries but is in stable condition.
Flores faces charges of criminal attempted first-degree murder.
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