Woman stabs man in self-defense near Washington Park

- A woman stabbed a man Sunday afternoon near Washington Park on the South Side in an act of self-defense.

About 1:30 p.m., a 23-year-old woman suffered bruises to her face when she was involved in a domestic incident with a 23-year-old man at 51st Street and Washington Park Court, according to Chicago Police. She stabbed the man in the abdomen and upper back with a knife to defend herself.

The woman declined medical treatment and the man was taken to Provident Hospital in critical condition, police said. Charges were pending against the man Sunday night. 

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