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2 men stabbed — 1 fatally — in Chicago Heights

SHARE 2 men stabbed — 1 fatally — in Chicago Heights
SHARE 2 men stabbed — 1 fatally — in Chicago Heights

Two men suffered stab wounds — leading to the death of one of them — during a fight early Saturday in south suburban Chicago Heights.

Officers were called about 5:34 people fighting at Joe Orr Road and State Street, but could not find anyone when they arrived, Chicago Heights police said.

Shortly after, police got a call about a person stabbed in the 1600 block of East 14th Street in Ford Heights, police said. A 29-year-old Ford Heights man was taken toFranciscan Health in Chicago Heights with multiple stab wounds to his back. His wounds were determined to have been inflicted at Joe Orr Road and State Street. He was later transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn foradditional treatment in an unknown condition.

A 5:49 a.m., officers were called about a second person stabbed who was being treated atFranciscan Health in Dyer, Indiana.

Dalton Rhyne, 27, suffered a stab wound to his chest and was pronounced dead at 6:37 a.m., police and the Lake County coroner’s office said. He lived in Munster, Indiana, and his death was ruled a homicide.

Chicago Heights Police Chief Thomas Rogers saidinvestigators were conducting interviews and it was too early to say whether the two men stabbed each other or if someone else stabbed them. No one was in custody as of Saturday night.

Anyone with information was asked to call investigators at (708) 756-6422.

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