1 killed, 2 critically injured in I-290 shooting near AshlandSun-Times Wireon August 14, 2021 at 3:45 am

One person was killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting Friday night on the Eisenhower Expressway near Ashland.

The shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. on I-290 near Ashland Avenue, according to Illinois State Police.

Three people were struck by gunfire, one fatally, state police said. The other two people were transported to area hospitals in critical condition.

Lanes were closed eastbound to Damen Avenue, state police said.

A vehicle involved in the shooting was stopped outside Rush Hospital with about a dozen bullet holes in the windshield. The driver-side window was shot out and a large bullet hole could be seen on the passenger side.

State police have not released any additional information on the shooting.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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