Inbound Dan Ryan reopens three hours after person shot at 79th Street

Troopers responded about 3:40 a.m. and found a person with non-life threatening injuries, Illinois state police said.

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A person was shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway April 17, 2022.

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Inbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway were closed for three hours Sunday morning after a person was shot near 69th Street.

Troopers responded around 3:40 a.m. and found the shooting victim, Illinois State Police said.

They were taken to an area hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, state police said.

Inbound lanes were closed at 87th Street until they were reopened about 6:50 a.m., officials said.

No other information was immediately available.

State police asked anyone who witnessed the shooting or has any knowledge of the incident to contact officials by phone at 847-294-4400. Witnesses can remain anonymous.

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