Chicago cops looking for man in connection with Red Line shooting

Chicago police are trying to identify this man in connection with a shooting on the Red Line near Cermak on September 7, 2022. | CPD

Chicago police released CTA surveillance images on Thursday of a man they want to talk to regarding a shooting on the Red Line near Cermak last week.

CPD said the man in these images “was involved in firing a handgun” during an argument with the 31-year-old victim around 6:42 p.m. on September 7. The victim was shot in the neck, and police said he was in critical condition after the incident.

Police believe the shooting occurred as the train traveled north between the 35th-Sox and Cermak stations, according to a CPD media statement.

Area One detectives can be reached at 312-747-8380. The case number is JF-387151.

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