Teen charged with allegedly possessing gun on CTA train


CHICAGO (CBS) – A teenager is charged with allegedly bringing a gun on a CTA train on Thursday night.

The 17-year-old boy was observed standing in a restricted area inside a CTA train car with what appeared to be a gun in his belt, in the 800 block of North State Street at approximately 8:34 p.m.

The Chicago Police Transit Unit arrested the teen after he attempted to flee the area and he was charged with one count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of offense of resisting a police officer.

A weapon was recovered by officers.

No other information was immediately available.


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