CHICAGO (CBS)– Two people were injured in an accidental shooting near the Belmont CTA station Thursday morning.
Police said a security guard was on the Red Line right near Belmont when he saw a 16-year-old causing a disturbance.READ MORE: Jovan McPherson Charged With Shooting CPD Officer, Kidnapping Woman In Lincoln Park
The security guard walked up to to the teen, which led to a “minor physical altercation.” The gun the security guard was carrying was discharged, hitting him in the leg and the 16-year-old in the stomach.READ MORE: Local Charity Issuing Grants To Help Fund Assisted Behavioral Analysis For Kids With Autism
Both were taken to local hospitals.
An active police investigation is underway, causing Red and Brown Line delays. Red and Brown Line trains are now stopping at Belmont.MORE NEWS: Chance The Rapper Speaking At Sky's WNBA Championship Parade And Rally
This is a developing story.