2 shot on I-57 near Posen; NB lanes closed at 147th

One person is in serious condition while the other person’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, state police said.

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Two people were injured in a shooting July 18, 2020, on I-57 near 147th Street in Posen.

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Two people were shot on Interstate 57 Saturday near south suburban Posen.

The shooting happened about 3 a.m. on northbound I-57 near 147th Street, according to Illinois State Police.

Two people were injured and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and the University of Chicago Medical Center, state police said. One person is in serious condition while the other person’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

All northbound lanes remain closed for investigation near the scene of the shooting and traffic is being diverted off the expressway near 147th, according to state police.

Lanes reopened about 7:10 a.m., state police said. An investigation is ongoing.

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