Man fatally stabbed at CTA Clark/Lake station in Loop after victim turns knife on attacker: police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Man fatally stabbed in Loop after victim turns knife on attacker: CPD
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Investigators said there was an argument between two men when one of them pulled out a knife.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was fatally stabbed in the Loop Wednesday night at the Clark and Lake CTA stop.

Police said it happened around 8 p.m. 100-block of West Lake Street at the Clark and Lake stop.

Investigators said there was an argument between two men when one of them pulled out a knife. During a struggle, police said the knife actually was taken away by the victim who used it to stab the attacker in the neck.

That attacker, 30, was transported to Northwestern hospital where he later died.

He has not yet been identified.

The victim, also 30, has stab wounds on his back but is said to be in good condition.