By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — A homeless man was stabbed while riding a Pace bus Thursday night between Libertyville and Vernon Hills.

Vernon Hills police said the 58-year-old man was riding a Pace bus on Milwaukee Avenue between Greentree Parkway in Libertyville and Gregg’s Parkway in Vernon Hills shortly after 8 p.m., when another homeless man attacked him stabbing him multiple times.

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The victim was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized. He was expected to recover.

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Errol Shakes, 51, was arrested for the stabbing, and charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

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Court information was not immediately available.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff