13-year-old dies at hospital after south suburban stabbing, medical examiner says

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Teen David Sanchez dies at hospital after south suburbs stabbing, medical examiner says
One of the two teens stabbed in the south suburbs died from his injuries on Tuesday, according to the medical examiner.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One of the teens stabbed earlier this week in the south suburbs has died from his injuries, according to the Cook County medical examiner.

The stabbing happened Monday around 4 p.m. in the 1500-block of Hanover Street in Chicago Heights, police said.

Officers found two boys, 14 and 13 years old, with apparent stab wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital.

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David Sanchez, 13, died from his injuries on Tuesday at a hospital, according to the medical examiner.

There is no update on the 14-year-old's condition.

Chicago Heights police and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services are investigating.

Chicago Heights police asked anyone with information to contact them at 708-756-6400.

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