Chicago shooting: Man shoots, injures knife-wielding man at Garfield Red Line Station, police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Sunday, December 24, 2023
Man shoots knife-wielding man at South Side Red Line station: CPD
A man shot and wounded a knife-wielding man following an argument Saturday night at the Garfield Red Line CTA Station, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- An argument escalated into gunfire Saturday night at a South Side CTA Red Line station.

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. at the Garfield Station, which is in the median of the Dan Ryan Expressway.

A witness told police that a man pulled a knife during an argument, and another man pulled a gun and fired shots.

The victim who was shot was hospitalized, initially reported to be in fair condition.

Police continue to look for the shooter.

After an overnight shutdown, Red Line service was restored Sunday morning, the CTA said.

No further information was immediately available.

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