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Northbound I-57 lanes reopened after shooting investigation

Lanes were shut down 159th to 147th until 6 p.m., state police said.

A man died days after crashing Jan. 19, 2021, on I-55.
State police are investigating a shooting that happened on I-57 Nov. 5, 2019.
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Inbound lanes of Interstate 57 were closed Tuesday during rush hour as police investigated a shooting near south suburban Markham.

A 28-year-old man was shot about 1:30 p.m. while driving on I-57 at 147th Street, Illinois State Police said. He was the only person in the vehicle, and he was hospitalized with a gunshot wound. He is expected to recover.

Inbound lanes of I-57 were closed about 4:45 p.m. between 147th and 159th streets, state police said. They were re-opened about 6 p.m.

State police are investigating.