Six robbers with guns attacked a train passenger in Chicago early Friday morning and attempted to rob him, but the victim pulled out a knife and fought back. In the end, three of the suspects were wounded and hospitalized, all six were arrested, but the victim was also wounded and hospitalized.
what are the details
The 42-year-old victim was boarding a train on Addison Street on the North Side around 2am when three people tried to take his cellphone and attack him, police supt. David Brown said Chicago Sun Times.
During the fight, the victim pulled a small knife and stabbed one of his attackers in the back, the newspaper said.
At the North/Clybourn station, the three robbers got off the train when a fourth person got on and began attacking the victim, Brown added to the Sun-Times, whereupon the victim stabbed the attacker in the neck and the attacker stabbed the victim in collarbone.
With that, six suspects began chasing the victim on the platform and in the train cars, Brown said, according to the newspaper. Also, two of the suspects hit the victim on the head with a glass bottle and other objects, Brown added, the Sun-Times said.
What happened next?
Three of the six robbers were hospitalized, the newspaper said: a 52-year-old man in serious condition with a stab wound to the neck; a 36-year-old man in good condition with lacerated arm; and a 24-year-old man with a stab wound in his back who was stabilized.
Charges are pending against all six arrested suspects, the newspaper added.
The victim was taken to hospital in serious condition, police told The Sun-Times. He suffered stab wounds and cuts said Patch.
In addition, a transport authority employee who was not involved in the altercation was also hospitalized for “stressing,” according to the Sun-Times.
The CTA said in a statement it was sharing video with police but gave no details about the attack.
https://www.theblaze.com/news/chicago-man-fights-wounds-attackers Attacked by 6 robbers with guns, Chicago train driver pulls out a knife and fights back. 3 suspects wounded, all 6 arrested, victims also wounded.