Woman critically wounded in shooting on Stevenson Expressway that involved off-duty Chicago police officer

It was not clear how the officer was involved, but the civilian agency that oversees the police department said it was called to the scene of the shooting at Archer Avenue Thursday night.

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A woman was shot and wounded Aug. 4, 2022 on Interstate 55 near Archer Avenue.

A woman was shot and wounded Aug. 4, 2022 on Interstate 55 near Archer Avenue.

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A woman was critically wounded in a shooting on the Stevenson Expressway that involved an off-duty Chicago police officer.

It was not clear how the officer was involved, but the civilian agency that oversees the police department said it was called to the scene of the shooting at Archer Avenue around 10:05 p.m. Thursday.

The woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, the Illinois State Police said.

The state police said it was investigating whether the shooting was the result of road rage. The agency told WGN-TV that the woman was in one car and the officer was in another, but it was not clear how he was involved.

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability asked anyone with information to call 312-746-3609.

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