Chicago Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges following I-290 Road Rage Shooting


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Chicago, IL – In a dramatic sequence of events on Interstate 290, 31-year-old Lamont Ross of Chicago has been arrested by the Illinois State Police (ISP) following a road rage shooting that escalated into an attempted murder charge. 

According to Illinois State Police reports it began on March 31, 2024, when Ross allegedly engaged in a vehicular altercation and subsequent shooting on the eastbound entrance ramp from Independence Blvd. to I-290, leading to a crash near Racine Avenue. 

Although the shots did not hit the victim, the collision caused non-life-threatening injuries, necessitating hospital care.

Ross was apprehended on April 3, 2024, after a meticulous investigation by the ISP Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 1, highlighting the swift actions taken by law enforcement to address violent crimes on the state’s roadways. As Ross faces charges of Attempted Murder, a reminder is issued regarding the presumption of innocence until proven guilty, underscoring the foundational principles of the American judicial system.


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