CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were shot and two others were injured in a crash early Monday on I-57 on the Far South Side.
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Someone in the driver’s side of a black Dodge Charger fired shots at a gray Acura about 2:45 a.m. while the vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of I-57 near 115th Street, according to Illinois State Police. The Acura was then rear-ended by a third vehicle.
The driver and a passenger in the back seat were shot, police said. One was shot in the buttocks, and the other person suffered a gunshot wound to the lower back.
Two men were taken from the scene in serious-to-critical condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Jeff Lyle. Police said their conditions were stabilized.READ MORE: After 2 Long Years, Crowds Of Shoppers Downtown Are Thrilled To Be Out And About Again This Black Friday
Two other people were taken in good condition to Roseland Community Hospital, Lyle said. The nature of their injuries was not immediately known.
Police said the Charger sped away north from 115th Street after the shooting.
All northbound lanes of the expressway were closed to traffic between 119th and 111th streets until about 7 a.m., police said.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting is asked to call police at (847) 294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.MORE NEWS: Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Longtime Head Of Brazilian Olympic Committee, Sentenced To Over 30 Years For Corruption In Vote That Won Rio 2016 Olympics Over Chicago
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