Two killed in Stevenson Expressway shooting near Chinatown

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Illinois State Police said two men were shot and killed while driving on the Stevenson Expressway Tuesday night near Chinatown on the South Side.

Reports said the driver and passenger were shot at and then crashed their car shortly before midnight in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 near Wentworth Avenue.

“They both suffered life-threatening wounds from gunfire and were pronounced dead,” state police said in a press release.

Their names haven’t been released, although were only identified as 21-year-old men.

Lanes were closed for five hours while state police investigated.