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5 stabbed on CTA Red Line train; 1 person in custody


CHICAGO — At least five people were injured in a stabbing on a CTA Red Line train overnight on the Near North Side.

The incident happened around 2 a.m. Friday onboard a southbound Red Line train at the North/Clybourn station.

Police have reported five people were shot and at least one person was taken into custody. Five ambulances were reportedly called to the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the stabbing are unknown at this time. The conditions of the victims have not yet been released.

The North/Clybourn station is closed for the investigation and southbound Red Line trains are rerouted to elevated tracks Fullerton-Cermak/Chinatown.

Northbound trains are running in the subway, but not stopping at the North/Clybourn station.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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