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Man, 16-year-old girl wounded in shooting on Dan Ryan

Illinois State Police investigate a shooting that happened early Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 76th Street. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

A man and a teenage girl were wounded in a shooting early Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side.

The 24-year-old man and 16-year-old girl showed up at St. Bernard Hospital about 3:30 a.m. and told Chicago Police they’d been shot while driving on I-94 near 76th Street, according to Illinois State Police. The man had been driving a vehicle with the girl in the front passenger seat.

The man was shot twice in the left shoulder and once in the back, while the girl was shot once in the left shoulder, state police said. The man was transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition and the girl’s condition was stabilized.

Officers investigate a shooting that happened early Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 76th Street. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times
Officers investigate a shooting that happened early Sunday on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 76th Street. | Justin Jackson/Sun-Times

Northbound lanes of I-94 were reopened at 4:43 a.m. after a half hour closure, state police said.

As of 5:15 a.m., the 75th Street ramp remained closed as police investigated a crash involving a CPD squad car that happened during the incident, state police said. It wasn’t immediately known whether any officers were injured.

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