Edens Expressway shooting: 1 shot on I-94 in Skokie

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Thursday, July 22, 2021
1 shot on Edens Expressway in Skokie
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Illinois State Police said one person was shot on the Edens Expressway near Old Orchard Road.

SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) -- One person was wounded in a shooting on the Edens Expressway Thursday morning in north suburban Skokie, creating a significant traffic disruption as Illinois State Police investigate.

The shooting occurred at about 4:30 a.m. south of Old Orchard Road, police said. One person who was a passenger in a car was wounded in the shooting.

The victim was taken to Skokie Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

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To investigate the shooting, police closed inbound lanes of the Edens at Old Orchard Road. Traffic was being forced off at Old Orchard and the Old Orchard entrance to the inbound Edens is also closed.

Shortly after 6:40 a.m., all lanes were reopened to traffic.