CTA Red Line

Shooting on CTA Red Line platform leaves 1 in critical condition

Chicago police are investigating after a shooting on a CTA Red Line train overnight left one man in critical condition.

The incident took place at approximately 12:01 a.m. near the Garfield CTA station in the 200 block of West Garfield Boulevard, police said.

According to officials, a man said he was inside a train car when he was shot. He was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

A statement from CTA said they have reviewed video from the incident, and that the shooting occurred on the platform and not in a railcar.

The statement also said the video showed two groups having a dispute prior to the shooting.

No further details were provided.

According to police, no one is in custody and detectives are investigating.

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