CHICAGO – A man who stumbled into the 95th Street Red Line station Sunday afternoon with a gunshot wound was taken to the hospital in serious-to-critical condition, according to police.
The 23-year-old man was arguing with another man somewhere on West 95th when he pulled out a gun and opened fire around 1 p.m. Sunday, police said hitting the victim in the left shoulder.
Police found the bleeding man near the Red Line station and he was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious to critical condition. Service was temporarily suspended between 95th and 87th due to the police activity, forcing commuters to take a bus a bus as an alternate route.
Activist Andrew Holmes was here this afternoon encouraging people to come forward with information. Holmes said today’s incident is a reminder that violence can happen anywhere.
“That bullet – that projectile that was discharged out of that weapon could have struck anyone that was to going into the Transit authority to commute to get to work. People are not thinking. They’re making bad choices in life,” Holmes said.
Area South detectives are investigating and the CTA is pulling surveillance video. Police said they are questioning a person of interest in the case.