Woman Stabbed to Death by Her Husband in Chicago, Two Others Injured
CHICAGO — July 10, 2018
According to police, a 37-year-old man and a woman of unknown age got on a CTA bus in the 0-100 block of East 63rd Street and began to argue. Suddenly, the woman pulled out a knife and stabbed the man in his upper right shoulder.
Two other people tried to break them up, but instead, they suffered two blows to the head and the abdomen.
One man fled the bus, but the woman followed after him, police said. It generated a struggle ensued again, and then the man was able to take the knife from the woman and began stabbing her.
As a result, the man was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition. The woman was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The two others who got involved were taken to a hospital too. They are in satisfactory conditions.
What prompted the incident is not clear, but police do not believe the incident was domestic. It is known that they were family members. Chicago police are investigating the case.
So far this year there have been 846 unsolved shootings in Chicago. 164 people have been killed in these incidents, while another 34 have been murdered by other means.
Despite the downward general trend of murder rates across the country, Chicago remains an extremely violent city with a high murder rate.