Chicago Man Set on Fire

A neighbor found him severely burned and called police

By Jennifer Schwarz
|  Wednesday, Nov 17, 2010  |  Updated 7:58 AM CDT
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A 36-year-old Chicago man is in serious condition at University of Chicago Hospitals this morning after being set on fire on the city’s South Side over night, police said.

A neighbor found the man severely burned at his Bronzeville home around 10:30, according to police news affairs officers.

The man told police someone threw a flammable liquid on his left side and set him on fire in the 4300 block of South Cottage Grove Ave.

Police are investigating the incident.  No one is in custody.

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