An Elgin woman, one of two victims shot in a double shooting last week on Saturday August 15, 2020 on the Eisenhower Expressway died Thursday August 20, 2020.
Lakasia Gregory, 19, was pronounced dead at 7:41 p.m. Thursday at Stroger Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Two women were shot Saturday on the Eisenhower Expressway in Austin on the West Side. https://t.co/usxcKYUlUb
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Gregory was riding in a vehicle at about 4:18 a.m. Aug. 15 in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) east of Central Avenue near the Austin neighborhood when an unknown suspect in another vehicle opened fire, according to the Illinois State Police.
The 21 year-old female driver with Lakasia Gregory was also shot and was also transported to a Stroger Hospital, where she was initially listed in fair-to-serious with non-life threatening injuries.
A 23-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman who were also riding in the victims’ vehicle, but were not injured.
Any citizens with information about the shooting are urged to call the Illinois State Police at 847-294-4400.
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