Man fatally shot on Stevenson Expressway

His pregnant passenger was unharmed in incident Thursday night near Ashland, police say.

SHARE Man fatally shot on Stevenson Expressway
Police_Lights91_300x188.jpg

A man was shot and killed on the Stevenson Expressway Thursday night, but Illinois State Police said a pregnant woman with him was not hit by gunfire.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday near Ashland Avenue, state police said.

Humberto Marin Garcia, 28, of the 3200 block of West Balmoral Avenue in Chicago, was killed as he drove an SUV on the Stevenson, authorities said.

The woman with him, reportedly six months pregnant, was taken to St. Anthony Hospital as a precaution.

The shooter fled and was not in custody, the state police said.

Inbound lanes were closed at Damen for several hours but were reopened by 3:15 a.m.

No other details were available.

The Latest
El agente Luis Huesca, de 30 años, regresaba a casa del trabajo sobre las 3 de la madrugada en la cuadra 3100 al oeste de 56th cuando se activó una alerta de ShotSpotter, dijo el superintendente de policía Larry Snelling. No hay ningún detenido.
Por 30 votos a favor y 18 en contra, el Concejo Municipal aprobó la última ronda de financiación para una crisis que ha resaltado las divisiones raciales en la ciudad.
Aarón Méndez, de 22 meses, sufrió daños renales y es posible que le tengan que extirpar un riñón. Su hermano mayor, Isaiah, está sedado desde que fue operado. “Estoy devastada sólo de pensar que podría haber perdido a mis dos hijos aquella noche”, declaró su madre al Sun-Times.
Actor Harry Lennix wears August Wilson’s persona with ease and grace. As he weaves together anecdotes from the playwright’s eventful life, the audience gets a direct look at the power within the man behind the pen.
The Bears will focus on quality over quantity in this week’s draft.