Person Shot Aboard CTA Blue Line Train Near the UIC-Halsted Station

Police, firefighters, and paramedics responded about 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 to a report that a man was shot while aboard a CTA Blue Line train Wednesday morning, according to Chicago police near the UIC-Halsted station, located at 430 South Halsted.

Police said the man, who is approximately 30, was shot once in the back and transported to an area hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.

Trains at the station were halted for the police investigation.

Police believe the victim was targeted due to an exchange of words prior to the shooting. Chicago Police detectives are on the scene investigating, and Chicago police released a surveillance image of the suspect.

Citizens with any information about the shooting are urged to leave an anonymous tip at

The information in this article is an early report published before complete summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.


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