Driver fatally shot on downtown expressway ramp

CHICAGO — A 41-year-old man was fatally shot while exiting the Stevenson Expressway near downtown Chicago last night.

Chicago police and Illinois State Police responded to the inbound I-55 ramp to southbound Lake Shore Drive, not far from McCormick Place, around 10:21 p.m. Sunday. They found the victim in his vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head. He succumbed to his injuries at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, officials said.

A witness reported that the shots were fired from a gray sedan that had two occupants.

ISP reports 14 expressway shootings in the Chicago area this year, down from 21 at this point last year.

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