CHICAGO (CBS) — Interstate 57 on the city’s Far South Side turned into a traffic nightmare late Tuesday, after yet another gunfire incident on the roadway.
Illinois State Police said District Chicago troopers were called to northbound I-57 at 111th Street at 2:15 p.m. for a shooting on the expressway. No one was injured in the shooting.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To Suspect
Inbound traffic was shut down between 119th and Halsted streets following the incident.
The investigation continued late Tuesday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance For Rain Wednesday Morning, Warmer During Day
The I-57 incident comes less than 24 hours after another expressway shooting sent a woman to the hospital. The woman was shot and wounded driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Garfield Boulevard on Monday night.
We have seen three expressway shootings in just two days. Another one left someone dead on the Edens Expressway near Elston Avenue early Monday.
In total, there have been 87 expressway shootings in the Chicago area so far this year. State police said the most dangerous roadways include the Dan Ryan with 26 shootings, I-57 with 19, and the Eisenhower Expressway with 13.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar