BELMONT + SHEFFIELD: Man Slashed, Another Run Over In Gang Incident, Cops Say

DNAInfo.com and the Chicago Tribune help solve an overnight mystery event near Belmont and Sheffield that CWB mentioned in an earlier report today.

As CWB reported, officers were flagged down at 1015 W. Belmont at 3:52 this morning after a man was run over by a car. The incident also involved a stabbing/slashing.

DNAInfo.com is now reporting that police believe the incident was gang-related

During [a] fight, a man was slashed in the face by a male assailant. The assailant then got in a car with other people and backed up, running over another man with whom he’d also been fighting…

HERE is DNAInfo.com’s report.
HERE is the Tribune‘s.

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