Shooting On Dan Ryan Shuts Down Northbound Traffic, Injures 2
By Stephen Gossett in News on Sep 7, 2017 10:30PM
IDOT said on Twitter at around 7 p.m. that all northbound lanes are now open.
Update: All lanes are now open. https://t.co/JzFNQpz8FU— IDOT (@IDOT_Illinois) September 8, 2017
All northbound lanes on the Dan Ryan Expressway were shut down on Thursday afternoon after a shooting left two people wounded, according to Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The shooting happened at around 2 p.m. near 71st Street, police said.
The two victims were walk-ins at St. Bernard Hospital. Both victims conditions reportedly stabilized.
All northbound lanes were shut down as of about 3:40 p.m. as crews investigated the scene. Traffic is being diverted off the Dan Ryan at 71st Street, IDOT said. Aerial photography showed traffic snarled to the side of the expressway.
Cook County: All lanes blocked on northbound Dan Ryan at 75th Street. Traffic is diverted off at 71st Street. #ILtraffic— IDOT (@IDOT_Illinois) September 7, 2017
This post will updated as necessary.