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Teen stabbed after refusing to join gang in Little Village

A 16-year-old boy faces charges for stabbing another teen in the neck for refusing to join a gang.

It happened in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue.

According to police, a group of males approached a 15-year-old boy in an alley and hit him in the face as part of an attempt to recruit him into a gang.

When he didn’t agree to join, they allegedly stabbed him, stole his wallet and put him in a dumpster.

The victim is hospitalized in critical condition.

The suspect is not being identified because of his age.

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4 comments

  • BP norm

    I commend that boy for refusing…i will pray for his recovery and if there is any info where i could send financial support,please post it….on here…..i do not. Have facebook.

  • frank lloyd wrong

    Gangs . . .Tribes . . . no difference.
    This tribal warfare is an act of domestic terrorism and should be prosecuted as such.

    This savage, and the "organization" that he represents, should be held responsible.

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