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Bolingbrook Stabbing Victim Denies Police Assistance

Naperville Police say man's head wounds are minor.

Bolingbrook stabbing victim at in  Wednesday evening asked that police not get involved in the incident.

"Our officers were at the hospital for an unrelated call,"  Sgt. Gregg Bell said Thursday. 

The male victim, who was not named in the report, got into an altercation in Bolingbrook around 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said. He suffered stab wounds to the head, but Bell said the wounds were minor.

"To my knowledge, nothing pierced his skull or anything of that nature," he said. "His injuries were non-life threatening."

The man denied assistance from both Naperville and Bolingbrook police departments, Bell said.

Tom Selleck May 13, 2011 at 02:17 PM
There's a hospital in Bolingbrook,so he comes to Edward in Naperville! Go figure! Stupidity at it's best!!!
Jay Washington May 13, 2011 at 04:12 PM
I would do the same. People talk about the bad care they get at the new hospital and I would not risk my life going there. Matter of fact, many people in Bolingbrook feel this way. Needless to say this does not surprise me.
Emerson May 13, 2011 at 04:25 PM
Come on Jay, say something positive for once. What's your blood type..B Negative?
Tom Selleck May 14, 2011 at 03:00 PM
Hey Jay use common sense! The idiot went to Edward Hospital to avoid any contact with Bolingbrook Police by not going to the hospital in Bolingbrook!
Amber May 15, 2011 at 09:01 PM
I have been to Adventist several times for emergencies and I have always gotten excellent care from the staff there!
Amber May 15, 2011 at 09:06 PM
How do we know he is a real victim? The altercation he was in, maybe he started to attack someone and they fought back! Because unless he that afraid of the person who stabbed him, why would he not want justice??????
jaskie1505 May 16, 2011 at 01:07 PM
I agree with Amber on the care given at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. Several of our family members have been treated there for a variety of injuries and ailments with excellent care and results.
Bonnie May 16, 2011 at 04:28 PM
I went to Adventist hospital to have my stomach pumped from hamburger toxins. I was in there for days. I weighed 10 pounds less after the procedure.
Donna KPG May 17, 2011 at 11:57 PM
You are honestly the first person, Jay, that I have heard say something negative about the hospital. Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital has done amazing things for our community and I've had nothing but good experiences there.
Jay Washington May 18, 2011 at 12:17 AM
Well I am glad people have had good luck there. However, numbers do not lie. Look at their death rate statistics compared to other illinois hospitals. Proof is in the pudding, not my personal opinion. Matter of fact I have spoken with three people misdiagnosed there that all almost died due to their misdiagnosis.
jaskie1505 May 18, 2011 at 12:22 AM
Jay, can you please site where you get you data and what it's based on. If the people you've spoken too are anything like you, they probably made up their symptoms so they could just say it was a misdiagnosis.

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