Man injured in CTA Red Line stabbing on North Side: Chicago police

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Thursday, March 9, 2023
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A Chicago stabbing left a man injured on a CTA Red Line train near the Addison stop in Wrigleyville early Thursday morning, CPD said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 36-year-old man was stabbed on the CTA Red Line on the North Side early Thursday morning, Chicago police said.

The man said he was on a train in the 900-block of West Addison Street, near the Addison Red Line stop in Wrigleyville, about 3:15 a.m. when an unknown male suspect approached and hit him, according to CPD.

There was a fight, and the suspect pulled out a small knife and stabbed the man, police said.

The man suffered multiple puncture wounds and was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital in fair condition, according to CPD.

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No other injuries were reported.

The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

A weapon was recovered on the scene, police said.

No one was in custody later Thursday morning, and Area Three detectives are investigating.

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