Shooting disrupts CTA Orange Line service to Midway airport

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Shooting disrupts CTA Orange Line service to Midway airport: CFD
Orange Line service resumed to Midway after a shooting a South Side CTA statio in Bridgeport on Wednesday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Orange Line trains experienced heavy delays on Wednesday after a shooting happened on the South Side, according to Chicago police.

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The shooting took place on a train at the CTA Halsted station around 12:22 p.m.

Two men were fighting when a 44-year-old man was shot in the foot, Chicago police said.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Orange Line service was halted for about one hour between Adams/Wabash and Ashland.

It was also suspended to Midway airport, the CTA said on X.

Service fully resumed around 1:30 p.m., with delays, the CTA said.

No other information was available.

No one is in custody. CPD Area One detectives are investigating.

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