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Man fatally stabs neighbor during fight on Near North Side

First block of West Chicago Avenue | Google Earth

A man was fatally stabbed Sunday in the first block of West Chicago Avenue, according to authorities | Google Earth

An argument between to neighborhoods led to a fatal stabbing Sunday evening on the Near North Side, police said.

Two men were arguing at 5:13 p.m. in the first block of West Chicago Avenue when they both took out knives and stabbed each other, according to Chicago Police.

Stephen Wayne Dornbos, 57, was found with a stab wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. An autopsy found he died of a stab wound to the right shoulder and his death was ruled a homicide.

The other man, 47, had multiple lacerations on his arm from the fight. He was taken into custody and was being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was in good condition, police said.

Police said Thursday that he had been released without charges.

Area Central detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.