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Man Wounded in I-57 Shooting on Far South Side

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    Man Wounded in I-57 Shooting on Far South Side

    A man was shot on Interstate 57 Tuesday afternoon on the Far South Side. Patrick Fazio reports. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018)

    A man was shot on Interstate 57 Tuesday afternoon on the Far South Side.

    Troopers responded about 4:15 p.m. to reports of a vehicle being shot up in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 101st Street, according to Illinois State Police.

    A 31-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his left thigh after his vehicle came under fire from a dark blue or black passenger van that continued driving south on I-57, state police said.

    The man was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in an unknown condition, police said.

    As of 6 p.m., all southbound lanes remained closed at 101st Street, state police said. An investigation is ongoing.

    Anyone with information about the shooting can anonymously call Illinois State Police at (847) 294-4400.

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