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Man hit with hammer in Lake View by person he met online: police

The 47-year-old was hit in the head during an argument inside a home in the 600 block of West Aldine Avenue.

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The man is in good condition at a hospital after he was hit in the head with a hammer in the 600 block of West Aldine Avenue, June 14, 2019, in Lake View.
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A 47-year-old man was injured in an attack Friday by someone he met on a dating app in Lake View, police said.

He got into an argument with a male he met about 6:32 p.m. in a home in the 600 block of West Aldine Avenue, Chicago police said. The male hit the 47-year-old in the head multiple times with a hammer.

He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition and didn’t wish to pursue criminal charges, police said.

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