Man stabbed in chest on CTA Red Line platform in Loop

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Thursday, November 26, 2020
Man stabbed on Loop CTA platform
A man is recovering after being stabbed in the chest on a Red Line platform.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said a man was stabbed on a CTA Red Line platform Thursday morning.

The incident occurred at the State and Lake stop at about 2:44 a.m., police said.

A man was on the platform with a group of people when police said he started to argue with someone in the group.

Someone in the group produced a knife and stabbed the man in the chest, police said. The victim was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in fair condition.

Police said the incident was drug-related and Area Three detectives are investigating. A possible suspect is in custody, police said.