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Stabbing Wounds Man, 19, On Near North Side

The stabbing happened late Wednesday in the first block of West Chicago Avenue.

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CHICAGO — A 19-year-old man was stabbed on the Near North Side late Wednesday.

At 9:38 p.m. Wednesday, the man was standing with a large group of people in the first block of West Chicago Avenue when a woman walked up to him and stabbed him, police said.

The man had a puncture wound in his back and he was taken to Northwestern Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police said.

No one was in custody. An investigation was ongoing.