Man wounded in I-57 shooting on Far South Side

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Police investigate a shooting Tuesday night on Interstate 57 near 101st Street. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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 shotup 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 afterhis 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., allsouthbound lanes remainedclosedat 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.

Police investigate a shooting Tuesday night on Interstate 57 near 101st Street. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting Tuesday night on Interstate 57 near 101st Street. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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