CHICAGO (CBS)– A woman is dead after an altercation at the Pulaski Blue Line Station in West Garfield Park Tuesday morning.
According to Chicago police, officers responded to a “battery in progress” at the station, located in the 500 block of South Pulaski Road, just before 5:30 a.m.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: 90s Return Thursday
Police said the victim was involved in an altercation. Police said witnesses told officers the victim jumped onto the tracks during the altercation.
The woman was pronounced dead on the scene.READ MORE: Police: Shots Fired At CPD Officers From Car In West Garfield Park; Officer Fires Back, But No One Hit
This incident is under investigation.
According to the CTA, Blue Line service has been temporarily suspended between LaSalle and Forest Park due to a police investigation at Pulaski.
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