Man shot inside a CTA train after altercation with the shooter

5 month ago

A 38-years-old man was shot inside a CTA train during its stop at the Cermak-Chinatown station after arguing with a 25-years-old passenger just after Saturday's midnight, according to Chicago police.

The shooting came after the two started arguing inside the train, then the altercation got physical with the suspect pulling out a handgun and firing bullets at the victim. The latter was taken to Stroger Hospital suffering from a serious wound in the abdomen, while the shooter was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, with the two in serious-to-critical condition.

According to a CTA alert, Red Line trains stopped running between the Roosevelt and 35th Street stations from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. due to the crime scene.