Man, 24, shot on Red Line train at Jackson Station in Loop

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - A 24-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Thursday night at a Red Line station in the Loop.

The shooting happened about 7:45 p.m. at the Jackson Red Line station at 230 S. State, according to Chicago Police.

The shooter waited at the Jackson Station for the victim to arrive, according to Dep. Supt. Kevin Navarro. When the Howard-bound train pulled into the station and its doors opened, the shooter fired into the train.

The 24-year-old was struck in his foot and shoulder, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The shooter ran out of the station after the shooting and was not in custody.

Detectives were reviewing surveillance footage and expected to identify the shooter in the next few hours, Navarro said.

“Although this is a startling event, this is a very rare event,” Navarro said of shootings on CTA property.

Red Line trains had resumed their normal route about 9:50 p.m., according to the CTA.

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