|Approximate location of Sunday’s stabbing.|
A 21-year-old man is in serious condition after being stabbed during a fight near the Lincoln Avenue bar strip in Lincoln Park early Sunday, police said. No one is in custody.
Around 2:45 a.m., witnesses reported seeing a group of five people fighting in the 600 block of West Belden Avenue near Lincoln. The victim was trying to break up the fight when a man stabbed him in his left ribcage and on the right side of his chest, according to police.
The offender was described as a bald Hispanic man who was wearing a purple suit and a black tie.
An ambulance transported the stabbing victim to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Two other people were treated at the scene for injuries suffered in the fight.