CHICAGO (CBS) — A 27-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning in a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway westbound ramp to Austin Boulevard.
Illinois State Police responded to the shooting shortly after midnight and found the driver with life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: Juneteenth Brings Joyous And Hopeful Celebrations And Commemorations To Chicago
The driver was transported to a hospital but later died.
A 29-year-old passenger in the vehicle was also hospitalized with minor injuries. A 19-year-old passenger was not hurt.READ MORE: Woman Dead After Being Stabbed On South Wacker Drive Downtown
According to ISP, the victim vehicle was heading westbound on the Interstate 290 ramp to Austin Boulevard when it was struck by gunfire from an unknown vehicle.
The ramp was closed for an investigation from 12:07 a.m. until 3:13 a.m., police said.MORE NEWS: Intoxicated Chicagoan Driver Attempted to Flee Traffic Stop On I-80/94 East, Indiana State Police Say
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of it is asked to contact ISP at (847)294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.