CHICAGO (CBS)– A shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway left one dead and two others injured near the Damen Avenue exit early Monday.
Police said there was a crash and a shooting incident just after midnight.READ MORE: University Of Chicago Police Officer Who Shot Man In Hyde Park Shootout Also Shot Student In 2018
According to Illinois State Police, troopers located an unoccupied crashed vehicle in a westbound lane at Ashland Avenue. Troopers then found a second crashed vehicle at Damen Avenue.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Bitter Cold, But Snow Is On The Way
The driver of the second vehicle was found dead with a gunshot wound. Troopers found four other people in the second vehicle. Two victims were taken to local hospitals with gunshot wounds.
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Illinois State Police confirmed all westbound lanes were closed for over 7 hours and are now open.