CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman and two children are hospitalized after a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Thursday afternoon.
The three were hurt by flying glass when shots were fired at their vehicle in the local lanes near 35th Street.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Among 2 Shot In West Englewood
This was the first expressway shooting in Cook County this year. But it is the 200th since 2016.READ MORE: Man's Body Pulled From Lake Michigan In Evanston, Hours After Crews Rescuing 3 Other People Find His Belongings On Beach
Under a new state law that took effect New Year’s Day, expressways were to get more surveillance cameras – and for the first time those cameras will be equipped to record footage, not simply live stream video. This summer, lawmakers approved spending for traffic cameras that can record. in response to the murder of Tamara Clayton, a postal worker who was shot and killed on Interstate 57 in January. Her killer has not been caught.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Last Weekend Of Summer May Be Among Nicest
However, only days before the New Year came around, there was little to no evidence that Illinois State Police or the Illinois Department of Transportation have begun upgrading the existing cameras.