CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people were stabbed Monday evening in the McKinley Park neighborhood, and the suspected assailant was also injured.
The stabbing happened in the 3300 block of South Claremont Avenue. Two of the victims were critically injured.READ MORE: Chicago Firefighter Fired Over Racist Social Media Posts; City Worker Reprimanded For Bringing Gun To O'Hare
At 7:03 p.m., a 20-year-old woman, a 59-year-old man, and a 49-year-old woman were in the kitchen of a home when a 22-year-old man approached with a knife and stabbed all three victims.READ MORE: City Of Evanston To Enact Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For Municipal Staff
The younger woman suffered a laceration to the head and was taken to St. Anthony Hospital in good condition. The 59-year-old man was stabbed multiple times in the body and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, while the 49-year-old woman suffered multiple stab wounds to the neck, face, and body and was also taken to Mount Sinai in critical condition.
The suspected assailant was taken into custody and was taken to St. Anthony Hospital with unknown injuries, and his condition was stabilized, police said.MORE NEWS: Ald. James Gardiner Removed From Democratic Party Committee Posts Over ‘Boorish, Obnoxious, Repugnant, Rude, And Vulgar Conduct’
Area One detectives were investigating late Monday.