UPDATE: A man who claims to be the victim in this attack has posted an informative and humorous “Missed Connection” on Craigslist.
At least four 911 callers reported hearing a man screaming for help on Cornelia between Halsted and Clark at 11:15 Tuesday night. Officers found the male beating victim in the 900 block of Cornelia.
|The area of Tuesday night’s beating is seen in this Google image.
The L tracks are seen in the distance.
The victim had been beaten up by three offenders who fled westbound, then south along the L tracks, according to witnesses.
It is not known if the attack was a failed robbery attempt or if there was another motivation.
Witnesses’ descriptions of the attackers:
2) male, black, skinny, wearing a yellow shirt and green shorts.
3) male, black, wearing an orange long sleeve shirt and black pants.
Chicago Police Department case #HW456310.
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