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Region man faces murder charge in expressway shooting

Region man faces murder charge in expressway shooting

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A 21-year-old Gary man is accused of fatally shooting another man on Interstate 57 in early July and was later arrested in Tennessee.

Angelo Baldwin faces a first degree murder charge in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Chicago man on I-57 on July 1.

Join Tristan DeFord, Jami Rieck, and Nancy Zakutanksky on a shift working for Superior Ambulance in Merrillville.

Illinois State Police officers were notified at 1:13 a.m. of a reported expressway shooting on southbound I-57 near Wentworth Avenue and learned the victim had been transported to an area hospital.

The Chicago man died from his injuries. He was transported by a 27-year-old female passenger from North Carolina, police said.

Go on patrol with Aaron Crawford, a Cpl. with the Lowell Police Department, as he speaks about joining the force, DUI enforcement grants, and police Jiu-jitsu training.

Police learned Baldwin and the victim were involved in a crash near Wentworth. Both vehicles pulled over to the side of the road and the victim exited his vehicle to speak to Baldwin. After a brief encounter with Baldwin, he returned to the driver's seat of his vehicle. Baldwin is accused of following him, producing a weapon and firing. Baldwin then fled the scene, police said.

A warrant for Baldwin's arrest was approved July 2 after an investigation. Baldwin was located and arrested during a traffic stop in Jackson, Tennessee later that day, police said.

Baldwin was extradited Friday to Cook County Jail pending a bond court hearing. On Saturday Baldwin was ordered to remain in jail without bond.


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Kale is a photojournalist and digital producer with the Times. He is a Region native, hailing from Schererville. He shoots photos, writes feature stories and produces Byline, a Times podcast. Email: Phone: 219-933-3393

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