Lavonshay Cooper Killed, Another Person Wounded in Shooting on I-94

Chicago Gun Violence: Lavonshay Cooper was fatally shot, another injured in an early morning shooting on Interstate 94 near Canalport Avenue, the Chicago Tribune reports. This comes as 10 people were shot, two died in gunfire in Chicago on Saturday.

Lavonshay Cooper was travelling with three other men in a Nissan Sentra when the shots rang out at about 2:35 a.m. Cooper and the other occupant in the backseat were shot, while the driver and the front passenger weren’t. Lavonshay Cooper was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m.

Police have no lead on the type of vehicle from which the shooting occurred nor do they have a description of the possible shooters. One of the passengers traveling in the vehicle with Lavonshay Cooper fled the scene.

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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.