CHICAGO (CBS) — A person was shot and killed Thursday morning on the Stevenson Expressway, near the ramp to the Dan Ryan Expressway.

Illinois State Police said the shooting happened around 5:40 a.m. on the inbound Stevenson Expressway near the Dan Ryan interchange.

READ MORE: Jury Begins Deliberations In Jussie Smollett Trial After Closing Arguments Conclude

A victim was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead, according to Illinois State Police and the Chicago Fire Department.

It was the second shooting on the Stevenson in a span of about 2 ½ hours on Thursday.

READ MORE: Former City Architect Jerome Butler, Who Led 1970s Navy Pier Restoration, Dies At 93

Around 3:15 a.m., a man was shot on the inbound ramp from the Stevenson Expressway onto southbound DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

That victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone who witnessed or might have information on the shootings is asked to call Illinois State Police at 847-294-4400, or email their tip line at ISP.CrimeTips@Illinois.gov

MORE NEWS: 3 Critically Injured In Crash Outside Midlothian Driver's Service Facility

So far this year, Illinois State Police have responded to 213 expressway shootings in the Chicago area. Compare that to 128 in all of last year.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff