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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.

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.

This post will updated as necessary.