Illinois State Police, Elk Grove Village Police, Itasca Police and Elk Grove Village paramedics responded about 4:17 p.m. Friday July 7, 2017 to come to the aid of a stabbing victim at the Mobil gas station at the southwest corner of Arlington Heights Road and Devon Avenue Itasca, IL. Police received a report that a man was stabbed on an expressway nearby.
No description of the offender was available. The stabbing occurred before 4:12 p.m. Friday.
The stabbing victim was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge by Elk Grove Village firefighter/paramedics, officials said.
The victim’s injuries did not initially appear to be life-threatening, according to Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Jason Bradley.
The Illinois State Police are leading the investigation because the incident occurred on Illinois State Police jurisdiction on an expressway.
No other information — such as an offender description, details surrounding the encounter, or the exact roadway location of the incident — was immediately available.
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