2 teens wounded in Dan Ryan shooting

The victims were two 17-year-old boys.

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Highways that run through Chicago’s South and West sides put residents at point-blank range for the pollution that comes from the millions of vehicles driving on them.

Authorities investigated a shooting March 16, 2020, on the Dan Ryan near 87th Street.

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Two 17-year-old boys were wounded by gunfire Monday evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 87th Street.

Someone in a vehicle fired shots into another about 6:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

The victims were driven to a nearby hospital for treatment, state police said. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

The 18-year-old woman driving the vehicle was uninjured, while an 18-year-old male passenger was injured by shattered glass, state police said.

Authorities shut down lanes and northbound ramps at 94th and 83rd for two hours for an investigation.

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