CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were shot while driving on the Eisenhower Expressway late Thursday night near Maywood.
Illinois State Police said the shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. in the outbound lanes of the Eisenhower near 17th Avenue.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Steamy Heat Through Midweek
The driver was shot in the back, and the passenger was shot in the foot. They pulled off the expressway and abandoned the vehicle in Maywood, before taking themselves to Loyola University Medical Center.READ MORE: 31 Percent Of Illinois Nursing Homes Are Not Providing CDC With COVID-19 Vaccine Information, Organization Says
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Police shut down the outbound lanes between 17th and 25th avenues for about an hour as they investigated.