Lombard man arrested after allegedly firing shots on CTA Blue Line train in Wicker Park

Brandon Taylor, 32

A Lombard man was arrested early Monday after discharging a weapon at a CTA Blue Line station in Wicker Park.

Brandon Taylor, 32, has been charged with one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm and one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon (no FOID).

According to police, Taylor got into an argument with a CTA employee and pulled out a gun. He allegedly caused a disturbance on a train before exiting and firing the gun on the platform.

The incident occurred as the train was departing from the station in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue just after 1 a.m.

No one was injured, and Taylor was arrested at the scene. A handgun was also recovered.

Police say one victim was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital for observation. Taylor was also taken to Norwegian Hospital for observation."