Shooting on Eisenhower Expressway ramp leaves 1 injured

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Friday, November 4, 2016
The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) are blocked at Independence due to police activity.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person was injured in a shooting on an Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) exit ramp on Chicago's West Side Friday afternoon.

The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for one hour at Independence as Illinois State Police investigated the shooting.

Illinois State Police responded to a report of shots fired on the exit ramp to Western Avenue from eastbound I-290 around 12:30 p.m.

One victim was taken to a local hospital in "stable" condition, police said.

Police said the Western Avenue exit ramp will remain closed as they continue to investigate.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of the shooting is asked to contact the ISP at 847-294-4400. Callers can remain anonymous.