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Man shot dead on CTA Red Line train in Englewood

The person was on the train in the 200 block of West Garfield Boulevard when three people approached and shot him, police said.

Chicago police work the scene where a person was shot and killed on a Red Line train in the 200 block of W. Garfield Blvd. in the Englewood neighborhood, Monday, Aug. 19, 2021.
Chicago police work the scene where a person was shot and killed on a Red Line train in the 200 block of W. Garfield Blvd. in the Englewood neighborhood, Monday, Aug. 19, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times

A man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon on a CTA Red Line train in Englewood.

Three people approached the male victim in the 200 block of West Garfield Boulevard about 4:15 p.m. and one of them fired shots, Chicago police said.

The passenger was struck in the arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he died, police said.

He was identified as 23-year-old Keiwaun Crayton, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in suburban Lansing.

No arrest has been made.

Chicago police work the scene where a person was shot and killed on a Red Line train in the 200 block of W. Garfield Blvd. in the Englewood neighborhood, Monday, Aug. 19, 2021.
Chicago police work the scene where a person was shot and killed on a Red Line train in the 200 block of W. Garfield Blvd. in the Englewood neighborhood, Monday, Aug. 19, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times