i-55

Nearby Shooting Shuts Down Stevenson Expressway at Pulaski

Traffic alert written on red screen

A nearby shooting shut down multiple outbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway on Chicago's Southwest Side Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

The outbound lanes of I-55 between Pulaski Road and Cicero Avenue were closed, according to a tweet from Total Traffic at 12:20 p.m. They had reopened before 1 p.m.

Chicago police said a man was shot at around 12:07 p.m. in the Brighton Park neighborhood nearby.

The 33-year-old victim was inside a business in the 3400 block of South California Avenue when he was shot in the lower left leg, according to police.

He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in an unknown condition, officials said.

Two male offenders were taken into custody in connection with the shooting, according to police, who said the victim was not cooperating.

Area One detectives continue to investigate.

Contact Us