Bystander hit by stray gunfire in shootout at 69th Street Red Line stationon January 4, 2021 at 10:29 pm

A 53-year-old man was wounded by stray gunfire Monday afternoon as two other people shot at each other inside a South Side CTA Red Line station.

The shootout happened about 3:20 p.m. in the mezzanine level of the 69th Street station, according to a statement from Chicago police.

The man was shot in his arm and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

A fire department spokesman initially said he was listed in “extremely critical” condition.

No arrest has been made.

The Chicago Transit Authority issued an alert at 3:30 p.m. that trains were bypassing the station.

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