1 hurt in Dan Ryan Expressway shooting, Illinois State Police say

All lanes reopened

ByRoz Varon and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, March 25, 2022
Person shot on Dan Ryan Expressway, Illinois State Police say
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One person was injured in a Chicago shooting on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway at 67th Street, Illinois State Police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- One person was hurt in a Dan Ryan Expressway shooting early Friday, Illinois State Police said.

The shooting happened on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway near 69th Street just before 5:30 a.m. A man was shot and transported University of Chicago Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his legs, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said. He was listed in serious-to-critical condition, he said.

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The I-94 northbound at 71th Street was closed for the investigation at about 6:13 a.m., state police said. Police were preventing traffic from traveling into the local lanes, causing delays on the expressway.

All lanes have since been reopened.

State police asked anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of the shooting to contact the ISP by phone at 847-294-4400 or email at ISP.CrimeTips@Illinois.gov.

Police did not provide further information about the incident.

State police asked anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of the incident to contact officials by phone at 847-294-4400. Witnesses can remain anonymous.

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The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.