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Mother of 5 shot dead on Chicago expressway

Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:56 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:57 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO — Authorities have identified a mother of five who was shot to death while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side.

Illinois State Police say 24-year-old Jasmine Curry of Chicago was driving a minivan in the southbound lanes of Interstate90/94 at about 4 a.m. Wednesday when she was shot in the head by someone in another vehicle. Two passengers were not injured. State police say one passenger, a woman, is cooperating with their investigation and officers are still searching for a male occupant who fled after the shooting.

State police say investigators have not determined a motive for the shooting. They say they have a description of the other vehicle after obtaining surveillance video from cameras in the area and talking to witnesses.

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