During a verbal altercation, the female resident stabbed the male resident, according to YMCA spokeswoman Anne Bergquist.
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital to be treated for his wounds, but his condition and where he was stabbed weren’t immediately known. The woman was taken into police custody, Chicago Breaking News reports.
The Lawson House facility is the largest single-room occupancy supportive housing facility in the Midwest.
Here is background information from the Lawson House website:
Since 1931, Lawson House has provided safe, affordable housing for people in transition. Today it is the largest single-room occupancy (SRO) supportive housing facility in the Midwest, providing housing and wrap-around social services for extremely low-income or formerly homeless men and women.
Lawson House provides an array of free social services, mental health and primary medical care to help residents achieve housing stability and be independent, vibrant contributors to their community. These supportive services have been carefully added over the past 30 years through lasting partnerships with area agencies and organizations.
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