Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side, authorities said.
Police were called to
the 900 block of West Belmont Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. to check reports of a
fight, officials said. Officers found a 31-year-old man lying on his back
suffering from several lacerations, according to Police News Affairs Officer
Witnesses told officers the victim had
been attacked by a man who was standing across the street, in front of a yogurt
parlor, Mirabelli said. When the officers tried to question the man, he started
struggling and fell through the shop's glass window, he said.
suffered a severe cut to his right hand, Mirabelli said. But another officer was
able to handcuff the suspect and take him into custody.
The victim was
taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with lacerations, bruises and
contusions, Mirabelli said. He was initially reported as stable.
injured officer was also taken to Masonic with severe lacerations to his right
hand. He was expected to see a specialist, Mirabelli said.
was taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital.