No charges after man kills attacker

CHICAGO According to police, the would-be muggers were drinking on the street when they accosted the 53-year-old man on a South Side street shortly before midnight Monday.

Police say the man attempted to walk away but was pulled back by the teens, at which time the man pulled out a knife and stabbed the 15-year-old in the chest and the 18-year-old in the thigh.

The 15-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead early Tuesday. The 18-year-old was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

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