Chicago Stabbings

West Side Serial Stabber Arrested by CPD

(Sun Times Wire) Bail was denied on Wednesday for a West Side man accused of fatally stabbing a 58-year-old man in an apparently random attack last month in Lawndale. After being taken into custody on Sunday, 24-year-old Darius Mayze allegedly told detectives, “I just get up and go kill when I feel like it,” Cook…

3 People Attacked in the Loop 2 Stabbed, 1 Beaten

(ABC) A fight escalated to a stabbing early Tuesday morning in Chicago’s Loop. A witness captured the violent attack on video. A group of people were walking on the sidewalk near State and Lake just before midnight, when they began arguing with three men. Police said that’s when a fight broke out. A 25-year-old man…

3, Stabbed, 1 Fatally in Marquette Park

(Chicago Tribune) Police were questioning a suspect after a 36-year-old woman was stabbed to death and two men were injured in a family fight Saturday evening, police said. The three were stabbed about 5:40 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Marquette Road, police said in a media notification. The woman suffered a stab wound…

3 Women Stabbed in University Village Neighborhood

(Sun Times Wire) Three women were stabbed Monday night on the Near West Side. The women were stabbed about 8:14 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Washburne, Chicago Police said. A 27-year-old woman was stabbed in the abdomen and arm and transported to Stroger Hospital, police said. Her condition is unknown at this time.…

WARNING: Graphic, Chicago, Bloody Facebook Live Screwdriver Attack in Austin

(dna Info) Bloodied man used Facebook Live to broadcast a standoff between himself and a group of people during an apparent attack in Austin.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the 5200 block of West Adams Street and involved a screwdriver, officials said. Two women and a man were injured in the incident, said Larry Merritt, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

A man streamed the incident and its aftermath in four videos that have quickly spread on Facebook. They have been watched more than 377,000 times.

The first video, which has been shared more than 4,200 times on Facebook, shows a bloodied man carrying something — others in the video call it a knife — while threatening people. The man shows his blood-covered chest and arms on Facebook Live and uses gang slogans and signs in the video.

Other people threaten the man with poles and the man says, “I will come back with 20 n—–. You guys better not be here because I’m a start shooting n——.”

Eventually police arrive and the man records officers as they speak to witnesses. People in the video say the man stabbed two or three women.

In another video, the man points his camera at his face, revealing blood dripping from his nose and chin down to his chest.

The fourth video shows the man in what appears to be a hospital, his neck in a brace, bandages in his nose and cuts along his chest.

Two people were hospitalized at Mount Sinai and Stroger hospitals and their injuries did not appear be to life-threatening, Merritt said.

Chicago Police could not immediately answer questions about the incident Friday.

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1 Dead, 10 Wounded in Shootings on Tuesday across Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) A man was killed and at least 10 other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago. Alfred Mitchell Jr., 28, was gunned down and six others were wounded in a single mass shooting incident at 10:37 p.m. in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. The victims were standing on the…

2 Men Stabbed each other at North Avenue Beach

Chicago police said two men were stabbed at North Avenue Beach in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood Tuesday evening. Officials said both victims were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment. A 25-year-old man was taken in critical condition, and a 35-year-old man was taken in serious condition, a fire department spokesperson said. “You have…

Uber Driver Stabbed to Death in Lincolnwood

A Wilmette man who was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning was an Uber driver who was dropping off a passenger in Lincolnwood, police officials said in a statement Tuesday afternoon. Grant Nelson, 34, of the 1100 block of Isabella Street in Wilmette, was stabbed shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday. His vehicle, a gray 2015…