Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Police say the shooting, heard around 4:10 a.m.in the 8800 block of the southbound expressway, appeared to be a murder-suicide. The man got out of the auto - which was still moving - and fired shots at the woman. He says the deaths were being investigated as possibly domestic-related. The auto then crashed into a median separating the eastbound lanes from the westbound lanes, police said.

Pena then got out of his vehicle while it was still running to chase after Fischer, firing several gunshots at her, police said.

The 30-year-old man got out of the still-moving vehicle and fired shots at the woman, striking her multiple times, police said. The auto eventually crashed into a wall near the toll plaza.

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The man and woman were both pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Their identities have not been released.

After the man got out, the auto kept moving. An Uber decal was visible on the rear window. She is expected to be OK.

Authorities closed all eastbound lanes as police conducted their initial investigation. Access from the southbound Dan Ryan Expressway to the eastbound Skyway was also shut down. The closure was not expected to be over until about 11 a.m., according to official IDOT traffic information.

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