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2 wounded in Dan Ryan shooting near Pershing Road

The shooting comes days after two teens were shot on the same expressway.

Two people were shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway
Two people were shot March 18, 2020, on the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Sun-Times file photo

A woman and man were wounded in a shooting Wednesday while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Fuller Park on the South Side.

The shots were fired from another vehicle about 7:05 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the expressway near Pershing Road, Illinois State Police said.

A 31-year-old woman and 36-year-old man were hospitalized with gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening, state police said. The Chicago Fire Department initially listed them in serious condition.

The 34-year-old female driver and a 23-year-old male passenger were uninjured, state police said.

Northbound local lanes were closed at Pershing Road, and traffic was diverted at 43rd Street until 10:30 p.m., state police said.

On Monday, two teens were shot on the Dan Ryan near 87th Street.