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Two hospitalized after stabbing in Portage Park apartment building


Updated: January 20, 2014 3:12PM

Two people were stabbed in an apartment on the Northwest Side Monday morning, Chicago police said.

About 6 a.m., a 17-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man were stabbed in the 3700 block of North Cicero Avenue, part of the Portage Park neighborhood, police said.

The girl suffered cuts to her face and other areas of her head, while the man was cut on his hands and neck. Both were taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in serious condition, authorities said.

After the two were stabbed, they were able to call police from a McDonald’s restaurant at the intersection of West Addison Street and North Cicero Avenue, police said.

Two people were taken into custody, though no charges were filed as of Monday afternoon, police said.

One of the people arrested also suffered injuries and was taken to Presence Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, but details on the person’s condition was not known, authorities said.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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