CTA Blue Line stabbing leaves man injured on NW Side

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Monday, December 6, 2021
Man inured in stabbing on CTA Blue Line train on NW Side
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Chicago police said a 50-year-old man was injured in a stabbing on a CTA Blue Line train on the Northwest Side Monday morning.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 50-year-old man was injured in a stabbing on a CTA Blue Line train on the Northwest Side Monday morning, Chicago police said.

The victim was on a train in the 4100-block of West Irving Park Road at about 2:30 a.m. when police said he became involved in a verbal altercation with a 30-year-old man.

The younger man took out a sharp object and tried to stab the victim, who reached for the object to try to disarm and became injured on his hand, police said.

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The injured man was transported to Swedish Hospital in good condition. The suspect was arrested without incident and charges are pending, police said.