Man stabbed on CTA Orange Line platform in West Elsdon, Chicago police say

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Sunday, May 1, 2022
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man was stabbed on a CTA Orange Line train platform in West Elsdon on Sunday morning, Chicago police said.

The video featured is from a previous report.

The man, 29 years old, was on the train platform in the 4600 block of West 59th Street at approximately 7:30 a.m. with two other men, 41 and 48 years old, when an unknown male offender began a verbal altercation with them, according to preliminary information related to officers by the victims. The offender then produced a knife and began swinging it at all three victims.

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The 29-year-old victim sustained a laceration to the left arm and was transported to Trinity Hospital in good condition. No other injuries were reported.

No one is in custody and Area One Detectives are investigating.

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Police did not provide further information about the incident.