An Ashburn man has been charged with stabbing another man in the neck near the Art Institute Wednesday afternoon.
Michael Wims Jr., 29, was charged with one count of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm after he was identified as the man who stabbed a 57-year-old man in the neck about 4:35 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of South Michigan Avenue, police said.
Wims and the other man were arguing when he pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the neck, police said. He was listed in critical condition early Friday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
According to media relations for the Art Institute, the argument and stabbing occurred in the garden just south of the museum.
Wims, of the 8100 block of South Artesian, is scheduled to appear in bond court Friday.
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