CHICAGO — A man was stabbed on the CTA Red Line in Lakeview East after a fight ensued Thursday morning.

According to police, a 36-year-old man was on the train near the Addison stop in the 900 block of West Addison Street around 3:15 a.m. when an unknown man approached him struck him. A physical altercation ensued and the unknown individual produced a knife and stabbed the man.

The man was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in fair condition with several puncture wounds.

Police say the unknown man fled but a weapon was recovered on the scene. There is currently no one in custody at this time and police are investigating the incident.