Man charged with murder in death of man hit by ‘L’ train

April 12, 2020 GMT

CHICAGO (AP) — An 18-year-old Chicago man has been charged with first-degree murder after allegedly pushing a man in front of an “L” train last week, killing him.

Police said Sunday that Ryan Munn was arrested Friday night at his home. He remains in custody.

Munn was allegedly one of three assailants who approached a 29-year-old man on the L platform at Jackson Street and a connecting pedestrian tunnel on Tuesday, pushing him to the track where he was hit by an oncoming train.

Police released no further information.

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The incident occurred during rush hour, disrupting transit on the Red and Purple lines.

The station has been the site of several violent attacks, including a fatal shooting this year, prompting the increased presence of police at Chicago Transit Authority stations.