Man stabbed during fight at Loop CTA station

The Washington-Wabash L platform in the Loop. (Google)

CHICAGO — Police are investigating after a man was stabbed multiple times during an altercation at a CTA station in the Loop overnight.

The 40-year-old was on the Washington-Wabash platform when he got into a physical fight with another man around 1:30 a.m., police said. During the fight, the second man stabbed the victim in the forehead, cheek, thigh, knee, and eyebrow, according to preliminary information. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment. CPD said he was in good condition.

Police recovered a knife at the scene.

An officer who reviewed surveillance video said the victim was stabbed on the mezzanine level around 1:20 a.m. Two Hispanic men armed with knives fled the scene, the officer said. One wore a black T-shirt with tan shorts and a black backpack. The other wore a black T-shirt with red, white, and blue shorts.

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