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Man charged with stabbing 80-year-old man in Rogers Park

Marcus Sanford | Chicago Police

A man was charged with stabbing another man Wednesday evening in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.

The 80-year-old suffered a stab wound to his back about 5:55 p.m. in the 6500 North Sheridan, Chicago Police said.

He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A person of interest was being questioned Wednesday night.

Marcus Sanford, 39, was charged with one felony count of attempted first-degree murder, police said.

Sanford’s bond was set at $300,000 in a court appearance Saturday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. His next court appearance was set for Aug. 2.