CHICAGO (STMW) — A 16-year-old boy faces attempted murder charges after allegedly beating another boy, 15, who refused to join a gang Sunday morning.
About 2:30 a.m., the 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed the 15-year-old in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang, police said. The 15-year-old was then put in a dumpster and later taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Severe Storms Expected Late Sunday Night
The 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile with attempted first-degree murder, kidnapping, robbery, battery and gang recruitment of a minor, police said.READ MORE: Man Critically Injured By Glass Shards After Gunman Fires Shots At Doorway Of His South Shore Home
His name was not released Sunday night and information about his next court appearance was not immediately available.MORE NEWS: CBS 2's Luke Stuckmeyer Enjoys Father's Day As A Dad For First Time
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