Man, 29, fatally shot on CTA Red Line train on Chicago's South Side
CHICAGO - A man was fatally shot on a CTA Red Line train on Chicago's South Side early Saturday.
The shooting occurred at the 79th Street stop.
According to preliminary information from Chicago police, witnesses say the victim, a 29-year-old man, was on a CTA train car when an unknown male fired shots.
The victim was shot in the chest and abdomen, and transported to U of C.
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He was later pronounced dead, police said.
No one is currently in custody.
Area Two detectives are investigating.
CTA released the following statement in response to the shooting:
"This is a senseless act of violence, and CTA is assisting Chicago Police in its investigation of this incident, including providing any relevant video from out security camera system."