Woman’s Throat, Face Slashed in Lincoln Park

At around 3:45 a.m., officers responded to a call of a woman on the street in the 2300 block of North Halsted, Chicago police said

A 22-year-old woman was found with her throat slashed early Thursday, lying on the street near DePaul University's campus in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

At around 3:45 a.m., officers responded to a call of a woman on the street in the 2300 block of North Halsted, Chicago police said. When they arrived, they found the woman lying on the ground with lacerations to her face and neck.

She was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition, police said. Further details about the incident were not immediately known, as the woman was not speaking, police said. 

A spokeswoman for DePaul said the woman was previously a student at the school, but was not currently enrolled in any classes. 

No one was in custody as Chicago police continued to investigate.

DePaul University sent out a campus alert notifying students and staff of the incident, which school officials said took place across the street from the school's music buildings. 

DePaul asked anyone with information on the incident to call the university's public safety department at (773) 325-7777 or Chicago police at 911. 

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