Stevenson expressway shooting involving off-duty Chicago police officer leaves woman critically injured

Stevenson expressway shooting involving off-duty Chicago police officer leaves woman critically injured

CHICAGO (TOC) — A girl was critically wounded in a capturing on the Stevenson Expressway Thursday evening involving an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities mentioned.

Illinois State Police mentioned they’re investigating the opportunity of highway rage between two automobiles.

The Civilian Workplace of Police Accountability mentioned 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 a reported capturing within the inbound lanes of I-55 close to Archer Avenue at about 10:05 p.m.

A girl in her 20s was discovered shot inside a car. Two different occupants contained in the car weren’t injured, Illinois State Police mentioned.

The girl was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in essential situation, police mentioned.

Illinois State Police described the automotive the lady was in because the “offending” car.

Police are investigating reviews of one other car on the scene of the capturing however it’s not clear if the individual inside is concerned or only a witness.

The Stevenson Expressway was shut all the way down to site visitors in a single day however reopened early Friday morning.

Additional particulars weren’t instantly out there.

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