An Oak Brook doctor who was stabbed in the neck and face during an attempted holdup at a
Mir Shah says he was violently attacked and stabbed several times by Jimmy Harris in the bathroom of the Westin's The Grill on the Alley on Nov. 17, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court. The restaurant's bartender was also injured when he chased Harris, who cut him with a knife, police said.
The lawsuit claims the hotel and restaurant at 909 N.
Harris, who also goes by the name Jimmie Harris, had been freed from prison eight days prior to the attack. He has at least 60 arrests and nine felony convictions dating to the late 1970s, according to Chicago police, state and court records.
Shah, an oncologist, was out to dinner with his family that night after attending the
Harris, who was ordered held without bond, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and unlawful restraint. A spokesman for The Grill on the Alley declined comment.