1 Wounded in Shooting on Inbound Dan Ryan Expressway

A person was wounded in a shooting that shut down all lanes of the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway at 71st Street for several hours early Monday. 

The shooting happened shortly before 4:15 a.m. on the expressway near Marquette Road, according to Illinois State Police.

One person was shot and taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. Two others in the vehicle were also transported but not injured. 

Officers shut down the expressway between the 71st and 87th street ramps, according to police. The expressway reopened around 7 a.m. with extensive delays expected through the morning rush hour. 

A lone minivan with several bullet holes sat surrounded by squad cars and two tow trucks near Marquette Road.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the shooting or may have knowledge of the shooting to call (847) 294-4400. 

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