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: COVID-19 In Illinois: Average Infection Rate Falls To Lowest Point Since Late March; Vaccinations Still Lagging From April Peak
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: Illinois Launches 'Time For Me To Drive' Tourism Campaign As State Prepares To Fully Reopen Next Month
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.
Police said there was a third car involved in a crash after hitting one of the vehicles involved in the shooting.MORE NEWS: Chicago Bears Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Wednesday Night
Illinois State Police confirmed all westbound lanes were closed for over 7 hours and are now open.