2 wounded in shooting on I-290 near West Garfield Parkon June 22, 2021 at 12:44 pm

Two people were wounded in a shooting Monday night on Interstate 290 near East Garfield Park on the West Side.

About 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the westbound lanes of I-290 at Kostner Avenue, for calls of a vehicle with passengers who had been shot, Illinois State Police said.

Two people, the front and rear passengers, were struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, state police said. The driver was not injured.

About 11:55 p.m., all lanes of traffic were closed for an investigation, with traffic being diverted to Independence Avenue, state police said. All lanes reopened about 3:45 a.m.

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