Man stabbed in West Town 711 after telling woman to put mask on; critical condition

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CHICAGO — A man was critically wounded in a stabbing inside a West Town 711 store Thursday afternoon after telling a woman to put a mask on, Chicago police said.

Just before 12:45 p.m., police responded to a 711, located in the 500 block of North Halsted, on the report of a stabbing.

Police believe a 48-year-old man told a woman, who entered the store, to put a mask on. The woman then produced a knife and stabbed the man in the abdomen, police said. He was transported in critical condition to Northwestern.

Police did not say if he was working as an employee at the time.

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