CHICAGO (WGN) -- A 38-year-old woman was charged with stabbing a street musician on the CTA Red Line's Jackson platform.
Barbara Johnson, of Blue Island, Ill., was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery in a public place and criminal damage to property.
According to police, Johnson stabbed 26-year-old Mike Malinowski while he was performing on the platform. She told authorities his music was giving her a headache, the Chicago Tribune reports.
She also smashed his guitar and threw his remaining musical equipment upon the track, the Tribune said.