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Teen girls arrested in stabbing of 15-year-old girl on Chicago's South Side

Two teenage girls have been charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl on Chicago's South Side.

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Teen girls arrested in stabbing of 15-year-old girl on Chicago's South Side

CHICAGO — Two teenage girls have been charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl on Chicago's South Side.

The charges reportedly stem from an incident that happened on Friday, May 20, 2022 on the 3100 block of S. Martin Luther King Drive in The Gap neighborhood that's a part of the Douglas community area on the city's near south side.

Police said the 15-year-old female victim suffered serious injuries after she was stabbed multiple times.

The suspects — two teen girls, ages 17 and 15 — were arrested Monday on the 1800 block of S. Homan and the 400 block of W. 62nd Street.

As they are juveniles, their names were not released.

Their official charges are as follows:

Female Juvenile, 15

  • One (1) felony count - Attempted Murder - First Degree
  • One (1) felony count - Aggravated Battery Causing Great Bodily Harm

Female Juvenile, 17

  • One (1) felony count - Attempted Murder - First Degree
  • One (1) felony count - Aggravated Battery Using a Deadly Weapon

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