Man shot on Eisenhower Expressway in Oak Park

The 32-year-old man was shot while in the eastbound lanes, state police said. His passenger wasn’t hurt.

SHARE Man shot on Eisenhower Expressway in Oak Park
illinois_state_police.jpg

Illinois State police are investigating an expressway shooting that happened May 16, 2020, in Oak Park.

File photo

Police are investigating a shooting Saturday on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Oak Park.

A 32-year-old Broadview man was driving in the eastbound lanes of I-290 about 3:28 p.m. when someone fired shots from another vehicle near Harlem Avenue, according to Illinois State Police. He was hit and went to a hospital with injuries that were not thought to be life-threatening.

His passenger, a 28-year-old Chicago woman, wasn’t hurt, state police said. Eastbound lanes were closed for about two hours as authorities investigated.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 847-294-4400.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
“The bottom line is we have protection available. It’s just upon all of us now to make sure people use those tools,” the surgeon general said.
The league will have the option to flex games into ESPN’s “Monday Night Football,” and the road team’s conference affiliation no longer will determine whether a game airs on CBS or Fox.
Illinois casino sportsbooks came out ahead for the month of October with more than $102 million in revenue, cementing the state’s status as one of the nation’s most bet-hungry sports markets.
An administrator at Francis W. Parker School was secretly recorded by an operative with the group Project Veritas posing as a conference attendee.