Marion Julius suffered a broken hip and leg as well as bites to his arm when he went into the bear’s cage Sunday.
The men were from Baltimore. Authorities have said the van appeared to have been heading east after the men attended a religious event in California.
16-year-old Clifford Baker, being tried as an adult. is accused in the August 2010 shooting deaths of John Mahon and Debra Tish. The two were killed at their home in Loogootee, about 80 miles east of St. Louis.