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Man Charged In Belmont-Cragin Stabbing

Jose Garcia (Credit: Chicago Police)

Jose Garcia (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man has been charged with stabbing another man early Monday in the Northwest Side Belmont-Cragin neighborhood.

Jose Garcia, 40, faces one count of first-degree attempted murder and failure to appear in court, according to Chicago Police.

Garcia allegedly stabbed a 37-year-old male during a dispute at 3:10 a.m. in the 5300 block of West Wellington Avenue, police said.

The man was taken in serious condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with a stab wound to the abdomen, police said.

Garcia was arrested on the scene and is expected to appear in bond court Tuesday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)