WEST PULLMAN, CHICAGO - A man was fatally stabbed in the West Pullman neighborhood on New Year's Eve in what authorities called a domestic dispute. The man's death was the last homicide of 2022.
The incident happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. on the 12100 block of S. Emerald Avenue in the city's West Pullman neighborhood on the city's far south side.
Police responded to a domestic-related stabbing at a home on the above block and arrived to find a 64-year-old man with a stab wound to the neck but still alive. Though they did not indicate the relationship of the offender to the victim, they did take a person into custody at the scene with blood on their hands.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital where he died from his injuries shortly after 11:00 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
The 64-year-old's stabbing death marks the final homicide of 2022. Unofficial results from HeyJackass.com are 734 homicides for the year, but that number is subject to change.
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