CHICAGO (CBS) — A man is dead after being pushed in front of an oncoming train on the Red Line subway downtown late Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Around 5:13 p.m., a man was on the Chicago Transit Authority platform at the Jackson Red Line stop when three assailants came up to him, police said.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet And Windy Through Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
The assailants pushed the man in front of a train and he was struck, police said.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
He was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Riggs, Kenosha County Sheriff's K-9 Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect, Is Released From Veterinary Hospital To Applause
As of late Tuesday, no one was in custody. Area Central detectives were investigating.