CHICAGO (CBS) — A driver was arrested after a fiery crash on the Eisenhower Expressway late Sunday night, after Chicago police officers chased a vehicle sought in connection with a fatal shooting in the Homan Square neighborhood.
Chicago police said a 37-year-old man was shot and killed shortly after 9 p.m. near Harrison Street and Spaulding Avenue, when two men got out of a 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse and shot him as he was standing on the sidewalk.READ MORE: Small Plane Lands On I-355 At 159th Street In New Lenox; Pilot, 3 Passengers Suffer Minor Injuries
The victim, Lyndon A. Johnson, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
The suspects fled the scene, and about 90 minutes later, officers started chasing a stolen vehicle matching the description of the car from the shooting, police said.READ MORE: FBI Seeking Public's Help Finding Devontay Anderson; Feds Say Third Suspect Charged In Killing Of Jaslyn Adams Fled State To Avoid Prosecution
The driver refused to stop, and crashed on the outbound ramp of the Eisenhower Expressway at Racine Avenue, flipping onto its side.
The driver was arrested, and a weapon was recovered at the scene. The driver was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.MORE NEWS: CDC Eases Guidance On Mask Wearing For People Who Are Fully Vaccinated; Gov. Pritzker To Revise State's Mask Mandate
Police said charges were pending against the driver.