Chicago shooting: Man shot and killed on CTA Red Line train at 79th Street in Chatham on South Side, police department says

Chicago shooting: Man shot and killed on CTA Red Line train at 79th Street in Chatham on South Side, police department says

CHICAGO (TOC) — A person was shot and killed on a CTA practice automobile in a single day Saturday, Chicago police mentioned.

The 29-year-old was on the Purple Line at 79th Avenue within the metropolis’s Chatham neighborhood when one other man fired photographs.

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The sufferer was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his chest and stomach. He was transported to the College of Chicago Medical Middle, the place he was pronounced lifeless, police mentioned.

There isn’t any one in custody and Space Two detectives are looking for the killer.

Purple Line service was experiencing delays in each instructions, however is now working usually.

CPD Supt. David Brown and CTA President Dorval Carter introduced extra CTA safety at a press convention Saturday afternoon.

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“It’s unacceptable and won’t be tolerated,” Brown mentioned of CTA violence. “No resident ought to assume twice about their security on any a part of the CTA or in our neighborhoods.”

Brown mentioned the division will deploy extra officers to the CTA beginning Sunday. He declined to say what number of officers can be deployed.

Carter mentioned the CTA is planning to convey again K9 safety guard groups, including that the transit authority will launch extra particulars about their return inside the subsequent week.

“This was a mindless act of violence that has no place within the metropolis and particularly not within the CTA,” Carter mentioned.

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