Part of the the Dan Ryan Expressway was closed during the morning rush hour Friday as police investigated a possible shooting.
Inbound lanes of Interstate 94 were shut down between 71st and 69th Streets with solid traffic reported from the Bishop Ford Merge.
Police said they responded to a reported expressway shooting and closed the interstate just after 6 a.m.
Heavy backups were reported through the morning rush hour.
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NBC 5 traffic reporter Kye Martin advised commuters to avoid the incident by exiting the Bishop Ford inbound at Stony Island, taking DuSable Lake Shore Drive into Chicago's downtown if necessary.