CHICAGO (TOC) — A 22-year-old Chicago man was charged over the weekend in reference to an expressway capturing that left a lady critically wounded final week, Illinois State Police stated Monday morning.
David C. Abarca was charged Saturday with tried homicide, aggravated illegal use of a weapon and aggravated discharge of a firearm within the Thursday night time Stevenson Expressway capturing that additionally concerned an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities have stated.
Illinois State Police stated they have been investigating the potential of street rage between two automobiles, and recognized Abarca as a suspect within the incident.
The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability additionally stated an off-duty Chicago police officer was concerned within the capturing. Particulars on the officer’s involvement haven’t been launched.
State troopers responded to the reported capturing within the inbound lanes of Interstate 55 close to Archer Avenue at about 10:05 p.m.
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A girl in her 20s was discovered shot inside a automobile. Two different occupants contained in the automobile weren’t injured, Illinois State Police stated.
The girl was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in important situation, police stated.
Illinois State Police described the automobile the girl was in because the “offending” automobile.
Police are investigating experiences of one other automobile on the scene of the capturing, but it surely’s not clear if the individual inside was concerned or only a witness.
Abarca is being held on the Cook dinner County Jail with no bond.
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