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Chicago Police Issue Community Alert Seeking ID Of Argyle Red Line Shooting Suspects

Suspect CPD Photos

The Chicago Police Department issued a community alert today in order to help identify two individuals who are sought in connection with the shooting on the Argyle Red Line Station yesterday.

The statement included photos of the two males wanted in relation to aggravated battery with a firearm. The brazen incident happened at 4 p.m. on Monday just before rush hour train traffic. The suspects targeted two other men on the station’s platform. A 34-year-old male sustained gunshot wounds to his back, abdomen, buttocks and groin and is listed in critical condition. The other person, a 41-year-old male, received a graze wound but declined medical treatment.

One of the offenders is described as a male African American who was wearing a black Adidas jacket with white stripes on the sleeves, dark ripped jeans, and green shoes. The other suspect is described as a male African American, short dreads, wearing a light colored Hilfiger hooded jacket, blue pants with white stripes on the side, and white/black gym shoes.

Police ask that if you have any information about the incident, please call the Bureau of Detectives – Area North at (312) 744-8261. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to CPDTIP.com with reference: RD# JC-252297.

Alderman Harry Osterman also sent out an emailed statement to residents saying that the Chicago Police Department has increased patrols in the Argyle area as well as in the Thorndale area, where a shooting occurred Sunday evening.

He also said that he will be hosting a meeting with Alderman James Cappleman, Commander Sean Loughran of the 20th Police District, and the new Commander at the 19th District, Chris Pappaioannou, on Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m., at Furama (4936 N. Broadway). They will discuss the recent gun violence in the area and how residents can participate in the 48th Ward’s summer safety initiatives.

CPD photos of suspects


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