Shooting Prompts Closure of Southbound Dan Ryan Expressway Near 59th Street

One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, police stated.

Illinois State Police

The southbound local lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway were closed Sunday afternoon following a shooting in which one person was injured, Illinois State Police said.

According to authorities, police were called at approximately 1:45 p.m. after one person was reportedly injured by gunfire on the expressway. The individual was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

State police responded to the scene near 59th Street and closed all southbound local lanes of Interstate 94 as they investigated, police said.

The lanes remained closed at 4:15 p.m.

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