Man stabbed on Red Line train near North-Clybourn

A man is in critical condition with a stab wound to his chest following an altercation on a Red Line train in Lincoln Park, police said. No arrests have been made.

Police responded to the North-Clybourn station when a woman reported that her brother had been stabbed on a southbound train around 1:19 a.m. Officers found the victim, age 33, with a stab wound to the left side of his chest.

According to police, an unknown man pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim during a fight on the train minutes earlier. The victim exited at North-Clybourn, went to street level, and sought help from a CTA station attendant.

An ambulance transported the man to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Police did not release any information about the offender’s description or where he went after the stabbing.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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