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Man charged in East-West University stabbing

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A man has been charged with stabbing a fellow student at East-West University in the Loop.

Dejuan Doby, 42, faces one count of attempted first-degree murder and two felony counts of aggravated battery stemming from Tuesday’s incident, according to Chicago police.

Doby, of the West Pullman neighborhood, allegedly pulled out a folding knife in a fourth-floor classroom and stabbed a 20-year-old student in the back, authorities said.

Dejuan Doby | Chicago police
Dejuan Doby | Chicago police

The student was taken in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, authorities said. The student’s condition was stabilized. Doby was arrested at the school by responding officers, police said.

He was ordered held on $7,000 bail during a Thursday hearing, according to court records.

Representatives for the university have not replied to a request for comment.