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Man shot, killed after crash on highway, suspect charged with murder, police say

man shot and killed after highway crash suspect charged with murder
Source: Illinois State Police, Mega

Jul. 23 2021, Published 10:29 a.m. ET

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A 21-year-old Illinois man was fatally shot after a crash on the expressway and police say the suspect was arrested in Tennessee.

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Around 1:15 a.m. on July 1, police responded to calls of a person being shot on the expressway and found a 21-year-old man who was hit multiple times, according to authorities.

Investigators discovered two vehicles crashed in the southbound lanes of I-57, police said.

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Officials said both cars pulled off the road and the driver of the one vehicle got out of his vehicle and approached Angelo Baldwin, 21.

After a short exchange, the man went back to his vehicle, but Baldwin followed him, pulled out a gun and opened fire, the Chicago Sun Times reported.

Police said a passenger of the vehicle, a 27-year-old woman, drove the man to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

On July 2, Baldwin was arrested in Tennessee after a traffic stop, police said.

Baldwin was extradited to Cook County jail on July 16, officials said. On July 17, Baldwin was officially charged with a felony count of first-degree murder and was ordered to be held without bail, police said.


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