Chicago Tribune, Chicago Police Department, Chicago

Chicago Tribune, Chicago Police Department

Chicago sisters accused of stabbing store security guard 27 times after he asked them to wear a mask

The incident occurred at a shoe store in Chicago.

29/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

The 32-year-old victim has been hospitalised in critical condition.

The incident occurred at a shoe store in Chicago .

A Chicago Police Department spokesperson told NBC News that Jessica Hill, 21, and her sister, Jayla, 18, initially got into a verbal altercation with a guard at a shoe store in Chicago after they refused to wear a mask. The late Sunday afternoon incident turned physical when one of the sisters allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the guard multiple times in the back, neck, and arms, police say.

No year-end bonus for civil servants, but 13th month bonus will still be paid out: PSD China to charge 12 from Hong Kong caught fleeing by boat Facebook cryptocurrency Libra to launch as early as January but scaled back: Report

Chicago police said the 32-year-old victim was hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, while the sisters were arrested and treated at a nearby hospital for minor injuries.According to police, the women were both in"good condition" and later booked at Cook County Jail.

At a bond hearing on Tuesday, Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Mary Marubio charged the women with first-degree attempted murder and ordered them to be held without bond, prosecutors said.The sisters’ court-appointed attorney could not immediately be reached for comment, but the Chicago Tribune reported that the defense lawyer argued that they were acting in self-defense and have bipolar disorder.

The defense attorney added that the pair had not intended to commit a crime nor did they have a criminal record, but the judge said the “sheer number” of stab wounds was concerning, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.The Chicago stabbing is the latest on a list of violent mask disputes happening all over the country. In September, an 80-year-old man near Buffalo, New York, died from “blunt force trauma to the head” a few days after he asked a man to wear a mask at a bar, who allegedly later shoved him to the ground. Earlier in May, two men broke a security guard’s arm at a Target in Los Angeles after they refused to wear face masks inside the store, police say.

Story continuesMarubio said the incident was “terrifying,” according to the Sun-Times.“It’s the complete randomness of this,” Marubio said. “This is just too random and quickly escalating. I can’t fashion conditions that would protect the community.” Read more: Yahoo Singapore »

Grace Fu on why she hopes to be a climate change champion | EP 14

She took over the newly formed Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment in July. Four months into her new role, Ms Fu talks to Jaime Ho about why sustainability will be at the heart of government policies and why shifting towards sustainability is less of a choice than a necessity for Singapore today.

Fauci: 'Just focus on washing your hands'Fauci said we should spend less time worrying about wiping down a grocery bag, and instead, focus on washing our hands more frequently.

Woman charged with not wearing mask and hurting 4 people in TTSHSingapore — A woman who refused to wear a mask and who attacked four people in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in July has been charged with breaching a Covid-19 regulation by failing to wear a mask and with voluntarily causing hurt. The mask TTSH volunt

US businesses splurge on insurance to protect against post-election chaosCHICAGO: Retailers, pharmacies, liquor stores and other merchants across the United States are gobbling up insurance that protects buildings from ...

Melania Trump finally hits the stump for her husbandWASHINGTON: First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday (Oct 27) hit the campaign trail for her president husband for the first time on her own this year, ... Rip bee gok It means she is ground zero for spread. Good grace... cough is a symptom for covid not solved.

Pope says 'lady' COVID must be obeyed, forgoes maskPope Francis on Wednesday described the COVID-19 pandemic as a tough 'lady' taskmaster who must be obeyed, but he and most close aides did not wear masks at his general audience. At the start of the indoor audience Francis apologised to people for not coming down from the marble stage. '

Sports masks review: Asics Runners Face Cover and Under Armour SportsmaskSINGAPORE - First came the Under Armour Sportsmask in June. Then the Asics Runner Face Cover in July. Since their release, sports masks have been a topic of curiosity and controversy, for their daring promise to keep one safe while exercising.. Read more at straitstimes.com. How come I keep working a case down to a six pack but it never looks like that?