CHICAGO – Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 1 East Violent Crimes Unit arrested 36-year-old Myles M. Stanford of Lynwood, IL. Stanford was charged with one count of First-Degree Murder (Class M Felony) and one count of Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon by Felon (Class 3 Felony).

Myles StanfordOn March 20, 2024, at approximately 2:45 p.m., ISP was notified of an expressway shooting that occurred on the Interstate 94 northbound ramp to 103rd Street. Troopers arrived on scene and located a white Toyota with the front and rear passenger side windows shot out. Troopers learned the driver of the Toyota suffered fatal gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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After an extensive ISP investigation, the suspect vehicle was identified. On March 21, 2024, the driver, identified as Stanford, was taken into custody. A weapon was also recovered. ISP presented the case to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and the above-mentioned charges were filed. Stanford is being held at the Riverdale Police Department pending his first court appearance. No further information is available.

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