Also on Monday, Chicago police reported that a gay male who was targeted at a West Loop party on January 11th fell down some stairs. The victim suffered serious head injuries.
"We are currently working with the commission as well as other community organizations to ensure that the word is let out that we will not tolerate hate crimes against anyone in the city of Chicago," said Sgt. Allyson Johnson, Chicago Police Dept.
Police say the offender was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and a hate crime.