CHICAGO (CBS) — Police on Tuesday afternoon apprehended a man who was pulled what looked like a handgun on a CTA train at the Wilson stop.
At 4:24 p.m., a man on the train was approached by a 24-year-old man who took out the gun, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Woman Found In Northern Michigan After Canoe Flips
Officers responded and were able to take the man into custody, police said.
The handgun is either a replica or a BB gun, police said.READ MORE: Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019
As police investigated, the Red and Purple lines were halted at the station in Uptown.
Service resumed before 5 p.m.
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Charges against the man who brought the gun onto the train were pending late Tuesday afternoon, police said.