Man critical after River North stabbing

A 27-year-old man was stabbed during an argument on a River North street Sunday afternoon, police said. The victim is in critical condition and no arrests have been made.

Police said the victim and another man got into an argument that turned into a physical fight on the 600 block of North Clark around 3:37 p.m. The offender stabbed the victim in the lower abdomen and fled the scene.

Some witnesses said the men began arguing at a nearby gas station before they moved to Clark Street. Police searched the area for the offender, but they came up empty-handed.

The victim was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

A CPD spokesperson said the attacker is a black male who wore a black baseball hat, black pants, and a black shirt.

Area 3 detectives are investigating.

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