By Devin Rose
Three men suspected of being involved in a shooting were apprehended with the help of Oak Park police after a pursuit on the Eisenhower Expressway.
Chicago police officers heard shots in the area of Central Park Avenue and Roosevelt Road shortly after 9 p.m., Nov. 30, according to Chicago Police News Affairs. They saw a white minivan, which was reported stolen, matching the description of a vehicle wanted in a shooting and pursued the vehicle on the Eisenhower Expressway.
The suspects jumped out of the van near the Harlem Avenue exit on the expressway, police said, and were chased on foot up the exit ramp until they were apprehended by officers.
An Oak Park resident who lives nearby, said he observed a large number of police cars clustered at Harlem Avenue and Jackson Boulevard.
The victim of the shooting was a 21-year-old man, who was wounded in the leg, police said. He was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago and listed in serious condition.
Charges are pending against the suspects, who are in custody. Illinois State Police also assisted Chicago officers.