Shooting on I55 Shuts Down Southbound Expressway

A man was shot early Saturday morning while driving on the Stevenson Expressway heading southbound, the shooting happened around 6:30 am. between the Cicero and Central avenue exits. The Illinois State Police shut down the southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway for two hours to investigate the shooting.

The victim’s car was struck by two bullets, one went through the passenger window and the other entered through the windshield, one of those bullets hit the driver in the leg, according to police the shooter fired at least five shots at the man.

After the shooting, the car sped off, and exited the Stevenson at the Central Avenue

The man was taken away by ambulance from the scene; first responders said he was in stable condition with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg.

The Illinois State Police are still investigating this shooting, the shooter or shooters are still at large.

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