Police: Person shot on I-80 near Joliet Thursday evening


WILL COUNTY, Ill. — A person was shot on I-80 near Joliet Thursday evening.

Just before 5:30 p.m., police responded to the westbound lanes of I-80 near Larkin Avenue on the report of a shooting.

One person was transported to a local hospital as a result of the shooting

It was the second Chicago-area expressway shooting Thursday. At around 2:30 p.m., a person was shot on the Eisenhower near Des Plaines Avenue.

In an effort to curb expressway shootings, Illinois State Police recently installed license plate readers on Chicago area expressways.

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