Amtrak conductor shot at Naperville station; Suspect in custody

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NAPERVILLE, Ill. – An Amtrak conductor was wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at the Naperville train station.

Police say the 45-year-old conductor was outside of the stopped train when a passenger inside the train open fired.

The conductor was struck in the abdomen.

The suspect, who is in his 70s, was attempting to fire again when other passengers on the train stepped in and restrained him.  The suspect was taken into custody.

The conductor was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police remain on scene and continue to investigate.  No motive has been released in the shooting.

The identities of the victim and suspect have also not been released.



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