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: Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers; Unclear If Order Is Related To Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
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: A Quiet And Cool Fall Weekend
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: Amid Critical CPS School Bus Driver Shortage, One Company Uses Halloween Event As Recruiting Tool
Illinois State Police confirmed all westbound lanes were closed for over 7 hours and are now open.