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A 29-year-old man was shot and killed on a CTA Red Line train in the south of the city early Saturday morning.
The Chicago Police Department said the shooting happened at the 79th Street Red Line station at 3:22 a.m.
Police said an unknown person fired the shots during the incident.
The 29-year-old was taken to University of Chicago Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The man had gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen.
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Chicago police are investigating the incident but said no one was in custody.
The CTA released a statement saying it would assist Chicago police with their investigation, according to FOX 32.
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“This is a senseless act of violence, and the CTA is assisting the Chicago Police Department in their investigation of this incident, including providing any relevant video from our security camera system.”
At a press conference after the incident, CTA President Dorval Carter said canine units would return to the trains as part of an unarmed security force, according to FOX 32.
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Additionally, Chicago Police Department Superintendent David Brown said more officers will be assigned to CTA system trains starting Saturday.