CHICAGO – All eastbound lanes of I-290 at Canal street were closed for hours Friday due to a deadly expressway shooting.
At around 1:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the eastbound lanes of I-290 at Canal Street on the report of a shooting.
Authorities said a man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to the head. All eastbound lanes were closed at Canal Street as a result of the investigation. They reopened just after 5:30 p.m.
Expressway shootings are up in 2020. Illinois State Police said this was the 112th expressway shooting of the year in Cook County, compared to 47 at this time last year.