Man killed in deadly shooting at CTA Red Line station at 79th Street, Chicago police say

Man killed in deadly shooting at CTA Red Line station at 79th Street, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (TOC) — A person was fatally shot Wednesday on the 79th Road CTA Crimson Line Station within the metropolis’s Chatham neighborhood on the South Aspect, in response to Chicago police.

Police mentioned investigators are working to search out his killer after gathering proof on the scene.

Police mentioned the 46-year-old man was standing close to the doorway doorways within the 100-block of W. 79th Road round 3:30 p.m. when somebody approached from the road and began firing.

The sufferer was shot within the chest and was taken to the College of Chicago Medical Heart the place he was pronounced useless, officers mentioned.

Investigators spent hours assessing the scene. Proof markers had been positioned close to what seemed like shell casings.

“I really feel very upset. However you recognize why? Individuals was attempting to go residence, go to work,” mentioned CTA rider Dwayne Marshall. “We’d like this route. I do not perceive why individuals are simply doing this crime…nevertheless it must cease it.”

CTA riders who noticed the aftermath of the taking pictures mentioned this can be a scene they’ve seen too many instances.

“You want to go some other place with this? Since you obtained those that must go to work. Come residence and cope with the youngsters,” Marshall mentioned.

Nobody is in custody and space detectives are investigating.

Crimson Line trains are nonetheless operating, however usually are not stopping at 79th as police proceed the investigation.

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