CHICAGO (CBS) — A driver suffered life threatening injuries after being shot on the southbound Stevenson Expressway early Sunday morning.
Illinois State Police say the shooting happened on Interstate 55 southbound near Pulaski Road shortly after 1 a.m.READ MORE: Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers Amid Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The 30-year-old man was hospitalized after being struck by gunfire, but four other people in the car were not injured.READ MORE: Artist Nate Baranowski Uses Chalk Art To Bring Halloween Festivity To Howard Street In Rogers Park
According to ISP, the shots came from an unkown vehicle, causing the 30-year-old to veer off the road to the left and crash into the concrete median before stopping on the left shoulder.
The two left lanes of the road were shut down for the investigation at 1:14 a.m., but all lanes were shut down at 1:36 a.m., and traffic was diverted off the interstate to Pulaski. All lanes were reopened at 3:47 a.m.MORE NEWS: City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu Shots
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact ISP at (847)294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.