CTA Stabbing: Blue line delays, service disruptions after man stabbed at Monroe stop in Loop
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CHICAGO (WLS) — The CTA Blue Line is running with delays and not stopping at the Monroe station downtown after a stabbing on the platform there Thursday afternoon.

Chicago fire officials said an adult male was tabbed on the platform and walked to Chase Center, where emergency crews were called. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment in critical condition, CFD said.

A witness said she saw the victim in the lobby of the Chase Center. She said he was bleeding profusely and police were keeping him awake and talking as they waited for an ambulance.

The circumstances of the stabbing were not immediately clear. Chicago police have not yet commented on the incident.

CTA Blue Line service was temporarily suspended between Grand and UIC-Halsted for police activity. Trains are moving through downtown again, but are not stopping at Monroe due to the ongoing investigation.

It was not clear if anyone is in custody.The CTA Blue Line is running with delays and not stopping at the Monroe station downtown after a stabbing on the platform there Thursday afternoon.

Chicago fire officials said an adult male was tabbed on the platform and walked to Chase Center, where emergency crews were called. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment in unknown condition, CFD said.

The circumstances of the stabbing were not immediately clear. Chicago police have not yet commented on the incident.

CTA Blue Line service was temporarily suspended between Grand and UIC-Halsted for police activity. Trains are moving through downtown again, but are not stopping at Monroe due to the ongoing investigation.

It was not clear if anyone is in custody. The witness said she saw someone being taken into custody but it was not clear if that was in relation to the stabbing or a different incident.

This is a breaking news story. Check back with ABC7Chicago.com and ABC7 Eyewitness News for updates.

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