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Multiple People Stabbed on Train Between Chicago and Port Huron

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(Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2014)

Multiple people have been stabbed on a train bound for Port Huron from Chicago at about 7pm according to multiple reports.

The train is now stopped in Niles, Michigan as police are investigating. At least one man has been taken into custody.

Passenger Chris Maynard took photos aboard the train, and tweeted “Crazy world we live in. Some man just stabbed 4 people one car seed48220healingaway from me on the train.”

A statement by Amtrak to spokesperson told CBS News:

“Amtrak is aware of an incident that took place today on Train 364. At the time of the incident, the train was at the Niles (Michigan) train station. The Niles City Police Department has a person in custody and the investigation into the incident isseed010_todd_blakenship ongoing. The Amtrak Police Department is assisting in the investigation.

Train 364 is the Blue Water service that travels daily between Chicago and Port Huron. The train was heading to Port Huron at time of incident. Amtrak is working to arrange alternate transportation for 172 passengers.”

Police sources told CBS affiliates at WWMT in Kalamazoo three people were stabbed on the train. Two of the victims have minor injuries and a third victim is considered to have a severe injury, according to WWMT.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed Detroit as a destination for this train. That is not correct and we apologize for the error.

This story will be updated as more info is available.

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