Woman, 65, stabbed on CTA bus in South Loop

SHARE Woman, 65, stabbed on CTA bus in South Loop

Sun-Times file photo

A 65-year-old woman was stabbed while riding a CTA bus Saturday afternoon in the South Loop.

The woman was was wounded when she got into an argument with a 56-year-old woman that she knew at 2:57 p.m. in the 600 block of West Roosevelt Road, according to Chicago Police. The younger woman stabbed her in the index finger with a sharp object and then got off the bus and ran away, police said.

The older woman was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where she was treated and released in good condition, police said.

Area Central detectives were investigating.

The Latest
El segundo día del Festival concluyó abruptamente debido al mal tiempo y cancelando el que era uno de los actos principales de su tercera edición.
Chicago fans of superstar Peso Pluma are left high and dry, for the third time this year, because of the threat of severe weather. Two other Pluma concerts were canceled in Chicago because of the threat of cartels.
The 30-year-old Colombian star gave an outstanding performance filled with nostalgic hits. Due to the weather, he was the final performer of the festival.
Chino Pacas of Street Mob Records joined Gabito Ballesteros on stage. The Mexican singer-songwriters are rising corrido tumbado artists, blending traditional Mexican ballads with hip-hop elements.