Police release surveillance image of suspect in Red Line shooting

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Saturday, August 19, 2017
A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting in a Red Line station Thursday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police have released a surveillance image of a person of interest involved in a shooting at a CTA Red Line station.

Investigators said Thursday night's shooting started with a fight several blocks away. Surveillance video then showed a gunman shooting the 24-year-old victim in the arm and the ankle at the Jackson stop at about 7:45 p.m., police said.

The victim never boarded a train. Police said it was a targeted shooting.

The suspect is described as black, 20-25 years old, 5'09" - 5'11" tall, 150-175 pounds. He was wearing a dark hoodie with the hood pulled over his head, dark pants, white shoes and a blue cinch bag. No one is in custody.