On Tuesday night, a pedestrian was wondering in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side of Chicago, where the unexpected happened. A man began beating him with a baseball bat and critically injured the victim.

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Chicago Police reported that the attack happened at the corner of Pulaski and Palmer around the time of 10 p.m. The pedestrian was a 56-year-old man who happened to be crossing the street when he and a motorist got into a heated argument.

The suspect pulled out a baseball bat and slammed the pedestrian in the head with it. He then left the scene.

The victim was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition.

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Police are still looking for the motorist, who they say was driving a dark-colored SUV.

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Mariana writes for Rare Chicago.
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