CHICAGO (CBS) — A much-loved Chicago man took a beating apparently for just saying hello to someone he thought he knew.

Now Joey Majumdar fighting for his life, CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

Majumdar is a well-known member of Chicago’s fashion, social and humanitarian set.

Police say he was at Cuvee, a club at 308 W. Erie St. in River North, when someone threw him to the ground and beat him early Thursday morning. He was in a coma Thursday night.

Police do not have anyone in custody.

Whoever harmed Majumdar “should be behind bars,” his sister, Puravi Majumdar, says.

“This is too much for the family,” she added. “He’s an innocent guy, really loved by everyone, all the people.”

Officials at the club could not be reached for comment.

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