Charges filed in Uptown stabbing

Deonta Moore | CPD

Charges have been filed in the Saturday evening stabbing of a man on an Uptown sidewalk.

Deonta Moore, 30, is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Bail was set at $30,000.

Shortly before 5 p.m. on September 22nd, Moore stabbed a 43-year-old man during an altercation in the 1000 block of West Wilson, according to police. Patrol officers arrived on the scene moments after the attack and took Moore into custody. A second offender fled the scene.

The victim was stabbed in the chest, stomach, and back during the attack. An ambulance crew transported the victim to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition.

The still at-large suspect—described as black, about 25-years-old, and wearing a gray hoodie—was last seen heading westbound on Wilson from Kenmore.

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