Homewood man shot at Naperville train station Tuesday

A 45-year-old Amtrak conductor from Homewood was shot by a passenger at the Naperville train station Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from Naperville police.

Police said they received the report of a gunshot victim on the train platform at 4:45 p.m. The conductor, who had been shot once in the torso, was transported to Edward Hospital in Naperville and was conscious and alert.

Police arrested a suspect in the shooting, a man in his 70s from Wisconsin. When officers arrived, the man was being restrained by other passengers on the train. He was taken into custody by police, and a handgun was recovered at the scene.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

Police urge anyone who has information about the incident to contact the Naperville Police Department at 630-420-6666 or Naperville Crime Stoppers at 630-420-6006.

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