Alleged Gang Members Fight Near Downtown Bars

Sunday, Sep 23, 2012  |  Updated 9:44 AM CDT
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Alleged Gang Members Fight Near Downtown Bars

A coroner was called to creek inside Saratoga Springs campground Friday night.

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A brawl near busy bars on Division Street leaves two men stabbed, another badly beaten and a fourth under arrest early Sunday morning.
 
An officer trying to arrest a 24-year-old man was also hurt reports the Chicago Tribune.  The officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries and wasn't  taken to the hospital.  

 
The fight started shortly after  4 a.m. on Division street and spilled onto State street.  A 31 and 36-year-old man were stabbed and are in critical condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  A third man who was beaten was also taken to Northwestern Hospital.
 
According to the Chicago Tribune, police say the three injured and the men arrested are all gang members.
 
The 24-year-old taken into custody will face charges for battery of a police officer and resisting arrest, reports the Tribune.

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