1 critically wounded in Bishop Ford Freeway shooting in Dolton: ISP

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
1 critically wounded in Bishop Ford shooting

DOLTON, Ill. (WLS) -- A person was critically wounded in a shooting on the Bishop Ford Freeway in south suburban Dolton Tuesday night, Illinois State Police said.

The shooting took place at about 11 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the Bishop Ford near 137th Street, police said.

The victim was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

The Chicago Fire Department said a 20-year-oold passenger was shot in the arm and transported to Trinity Hospital in serious condition. The driver was not wounded.

Traffic was initially re-routed off at 130th Street, but all lanes have since reopened.

Further details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.

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