Outbound Stevenson Expressway at SB Lake Shore Drive Closed for Shooting/Homicide Investigation


Chicago police discovered a crash about 4:20 a.m. Friday and found a female driver of a white van shot multiple times. The van crashed into a retaining wall after the shooting. The location is the southbound ramp from Lake Shore Drive (US-41) to the Stevenson Expressway (I-55 … map location not precise). The female driver was pronounced dead at Level I Trauma Center Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Outbound Stevenson Expressway ramp is closed for an ongoing Chicago Police Department investigation.

Police are reporting the shooting may be gang related or drug related.

During the morning rush, there was heavy congestion from gapers’ block on northbound I-55 from First Avenue (IL-171) to Cicero Avenue (IL 50). A female passenger inside the van was not injured, and is not a suspect.

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Scene of homicide investigation on expressway ramp.

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