Man Dies in Shooting on CTA Red Line in Chicago South Side

CTA Red Line
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Early on Saturday morning, a 29-year-old man was shot to death aboard a South Side CTA Red Line train.

The 79th Street Red Line station was the place of the incident that took place at 3:22 in the morning, according to the Chicago Police Department.

According to the police, the perpetrator who opened fire has not yet been identified.

The 29-year-old man was shot and was taken to a hospital at the University of Chicago, where he was later declared dead. The victim sustained injuries to his chest and abdomen from gunshots.

Although no one has been taken into custody, the event is being investigated by Chicago police.

According to FOX 32, the CTA issued a statement indicating that it will support the Chicago police’s investigation.

“This is a senseless act of violence, and CTA is assisting Chicago Police in its investigation of this incident, including providing any relevant video from our security camera system,” Fox cited CTA.

Following the incident, CTA President Dorval Carter stated during a media briefing that dog units will return to the trains as a part of an unarmed security team, according to FOX 32.

Furthermore, Chicago Police Department Superintendent David Brown announced that starting on Saturday, extra police officers would be posted to the CTA system’s trains. to the CTA system’s trains.

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