Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened on westbound Interstate 64 Saturday.

Emergency crews arrived on scene at 2:30 p.m. just past Grand Ave and quickly shut down all lanes of traffic.

Upon arrival, officers found 29-year-old FrenchEric Nelson, of East St. Louis, dead in the driver's seat of a red Mercedes Benz SUV with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said.

Just past 4:30 p.m., crews reopened all lanes to the public.

No additional information has been released. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-341-TIPS.

Ambulances leaving scene of shooting on WB I-64. Homicide detectives still combing the scene of shooting. WB I-64 is now CLOSED to through traffic. pic.twitter.com/aAJJENZa72— Ashli Lincoln KMOV (@AshliLincoln) June 2, 2018

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