CPD uses Taser on man attacking pedestrians on Northwest Side; victim strikes suspect with hammer

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Sunday, February 11, 2024
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CHICAGO -- A man was critically injured after attacking pedestrians Saturday night on the far Northwest Side.

The man, 36, was attacking people around 11:50 p.m. in the 7300 block of West Summerdale Avenue when one of the victims he attacked struck him in the head with a hammer, Chicago police said.

The man then began punching a squad car, police said. Officer used a Taser on the suspect.

He was taken to Lutheran General Hospital where he was listed in critical condition, officials said.

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Charges were pending.

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