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Officer attacked on CTA platform at State and Lake; 1 in custody

A police officer was attacked by a man Monday night on a CTA Green Line platform at the State and Lake station in the Loop.

Officers responded to a call of a person stabbed and went onto the Green Line platform to search for a suspect at 11:53 p.m. in the first block of West Lake, according to Chicago Police.

They were approached by a 25-year-old man police described as “irate,” who began fighting an officer, police said. The man was not involved in the stabbing.

Police deployed a stun gun on the man and took him into custody.

The man and the officer were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said. The officer was discharged, the man was still being treated early Tuesday.

About 11:40 p.m., two people were stabbed and one person was beaten in the first block of East Lake Street, according to police.

A 25-year-old man was stabbed in the chest and a 21-year-old woman was stabbed in the neck. They were both taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where their conditions had stabilized, police said.

Another man, 26, was beaten during the fight and was taken to the same hospital, where his condition had also stabilized, police said.