Man dies day after double shooting on Eisenhower Expressway near East Garfield Park

The shooting happened Monday afternoon in the eastbound lanes near California Avenue, Illinois State Police said.

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At least 26 people were shot in Chicago in the first night of the weekend.

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting Aug. 23, 2021 on the Eisenhower Expressway.

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A man has died a day after he was wounded in a double shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway near East Garfield Park.

The shooting happened about 2:20 p.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes near California Avenue, Illinois State Police said.

Ralph Banks, 25, of Chicago, was a passenger in the car and suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead the next day, according to state police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A 28-year-old man driving the car suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, state police said.

Police have not yet released any additional information.

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