Dan Ryan Expressway shooting leaves 1 injured, causes lane closures, Illinois State Police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A shooting happened on the Dan Ryan Expressway Friday afternoon, Illinois State Police said.

The shooting happened near 66th Street around 3:00 p.m. in the northbound lanes. ISP said one person was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police closed some lanes during the evening rush while they investigate the scene. At approximately 5:05 p.m. the northbound lanes of Interstate 94 were shut down at Marquette Express Lanes for the investigation. Traffic had been diverted into the local lanes.

The police investigation caused a traffic backup.

As of 6:44 p.m., all lanes are back open, according to ISP.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of the shooting is asked to contact the ISP by phone at 847-294-4400, or email at ISP.CrimeTips@Illinois.gov. Witnesses can remain anonymous.
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