Man Shot While Trying To Change Tire On Eisenhower

(STMW) — A man was shot late Sunday on the Eisenhower Expressway near west suburban Hillside.

At 11:08 p.m., the man was changing the tire on the right shoulder of westbound I-290 at Mannheim Road when he felt a sharp pain and realized he’d been shot in the buttock, according to Illinois State Police.

The man’s female passenger drove him to Elmhurst Hospital, police said. A 2-year-old child was also inside the vehicle during the shooting.

No other injuries were reported, police said.

All westbound lanes were closed at 25th Avenue until 1:14 a.m. Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (847) 294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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