The attack occurred in the South Side neighborhood of Auburn Gresham on Tuesday night. The victim, a military vet, is in critical condition with a fractured skull......

Resident Niyah Frantz told local NBC the attack began after the suspect snatched her purse as she left a friend's home at the South Halstead St. complex on Tuesday night.

The goon ran up some stairs, where he ran into [Andrew] Walls, Frantz said.

The two scuffled and the attacker threw the man over a railing, Frantz said.

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