CTA security workers have found surveillance images of a suspect who allegedly fought with another man on the Jackson Red Line platform — until a train struck the other man Friday night.
Chicago police initially said the victim was hit by an oncoming train after the other man pushed him during an altercation on the platform around 7:21 p.m. The injured man’s leg became pinned beneath the train, and he was dragged for a short distance, but he survived. An ambulance transported him to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition.
However, a “lookout bulletin” distributed within the CTA and CPD’s transit unit Saturday said investigators reviewed surveillance video and saw “two persons engaging in a wrestling fistfight which results in one of the persons falling” into the train’s path.
The bulletin, which includes three surveillance images of the man who was not injured, says he is suspected of “reckless conduct.”
Police did not release the victim’s age.