2 charged in Saturday Lakeview stabbing

Sun. July 17, 2011 6:03 PM by Chicago Breaking News

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Chicago, IL - Two men were charged today in a stabbing in Lakeview early Saturday, police said.

Demetrius Moore, 26, has been charged with felony aggravated battery and felony drug possession following the stabbing in the 900 block of West Belmont Avenue about 3:10 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Israel D. Johnson, 23, has been charged with misdemeanor battery.

Moore, of the 7500 block of North Seeley Avenue, and Johnson, of the 7200 block of S. Rhodes, are alleged to have attacked a 24-year-old man who was walking when two people approached him from behind and began to fight with him.

The victim suffered a stab wound to the back and was taken in good condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Moore was scheduled to appear in bond court at Cook County Criminal Court on Monday, according to police.

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