Man stabbed, critically injured near 79th Street CTA Red Line station, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Man stabbed, critically injured near South Side CTA station: CPD
A Chicago stabbing Wednesday left a man critically injured outside the CTA Chatham 79th Street Red Line station, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- CTA Red Line trains temporarily bypassed the 79th Street stop in Chatham Wednesday afternoon as police investigate a stabbing near the station.

A man was critically injured during an altercation around 4 p.m. on the street in the 0-100 block of West 79th Street, Chicago police said.

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A 32-year-old man was injured on his hand by a 23-year-old woman with a sharp object, police said.

The man was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.

The woman was taken into custody police said. Police continue to investigate.

CTA officials announced the station bypass on social media. Red Line trains have since resumed normal operations.

No further information was immediately available.

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