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A man in his 50s was stabbed early this morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood, police said.

The 54-year-old man was stabbed in the back about 5:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Damen Avenue, according to Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada.

Details were not clear on how it happened but the victim was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County where his condition was serious, said Estrada.

No  one is in custody and Area North detectives are investigating.

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