CHICAGO (CBS) — A security guard was stabbed to death in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Around 2:05 a.m. the 53-year-old man confronted a man attempting to break several windows in the courtyard of an apartment building in the 6200 block of South King Drive, Chicago police said.

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The man stabbed the security guard in the torso, police said.

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The guard was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

The 43-year-old suspect fled the scene but was taken into custody buy responding officers.

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Area 1 detectives are investigating.