MYSTERIES: Was He Beaten, Hit By A Car, Or Just Drunk?

At 1:55AM, a flood of calls came into 911 from the intersection of Clark and Belmont. Some callers stated that a man had been hit by a car and was unresponsive and bleeding on the ground. Other callers stated that a man was down on the ground and bleeding after being beaten by four men.

CWB has no idea what happened. Odds are we never will. No report filed.

In other mysteries of the night: At 3:13 this morning, 911 was called by a witness who saw a battery in progress at Halsted and Roscoe. According to the reliable caller, a man was being battered by three men and prevented from entering a taxicab to escape. An officer arrived and gave the apparent victim a ride home to Albany Park. No report.

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