CHICAGO (CBS) — A person is useless after police mentioned he first stabbed one other man on the Clark/Lake Loop ‘L’ cease downtown Wednesday evening, and the sufferer then grabbed the knife and stabbed the attacker again.
At 8 p.m., police mentioned the boys, each 30, bought right into a quarrel, and the attacker took out a knife and stabbed the sufferer within the again.
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The sufferer was in a position to get the knife away from the attacker, and stabbed him within the neck, police mentioned.
The sufferer was taken to Rush College Medical Heart in good situation, police mentioned. The attacker was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless.
As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, cellphone from a passing prepare confirmed crimson police tape blockading a part of the platform afterward.
One man, Honest Smith, mentioned he had simply gotten off the prepare when he noticed the person mendacity on the platform.
“I bought off the Inexperienced Line and I regarded over there – you already know, it was a crowd round him – and I’m like, man, is he useless?” Smith mentioned.
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The police investigation after the incident closed the Clark/Lake ‘L’ station Wednesday night.
Loop ‘L’ trains on the Brown, Inexperienced, Orange, and Pink traces bypassed the station Wednesday evening. Trains had been in any other case ran usually.
The Blue Line Clark/Lake subway station was not affected.
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Police additionally closed down a number of entrances and exits as they investigated. Riders who had been seeking to bounce on a prepare had been turned away and prepare service bypassed the Clark/Lake cease.
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Detectives continued to analyze late Wednesday.