Police: Man stabbed during drug-related fight on Loop CTA platform

A 37-year-old man is in fair condition after he received a stab wound during a drug-related fight on a CTA Red Line platform early Thursday, police said. A suspect is in custody.

Police and EMS responded to the State-Lake station around 2:44 a.m. to handled reports of a person stabbed on the subway platform.

CPD said two men who were with a group of people began arguing and one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed the other man in his chest. Responding officers took the alleged attacker into custody for questioning.

The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment.

CWBChicago will post an update if charges are approved.

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