Police: 3 people smash through hotel window during scuffle over counterfeit tickets

CHICAGO — Three people were injured after smashing through a window of the Congress Plaza Hotel near the site of Lollapalooza. According to police, a scuffle broke out over counterfeit event tickets.

Witnesses say the altercation occurred over entry into Lollapalooza.

According to police, on Sunday around 5:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to the 500 block of S. Michigan in Chicago’s Loop. Police said a man allegedly sold counterfeit event tickets to a group of two men and two women.

The men confronted the offender and a fight ensued, police said. As a result, three people went through a window at the Congress Plaza Hotel.

Police said all three victims suffered multiple lacerations to the body. All three were reported in good/stable condition.

A suspect is in custody.

Chicago News