CHICAGO (CBS) — An off-duty Cook County corrections officer was shot multiple times after he thought he was being followed while driving his car.

The 34-year-old father of two was driving northbound on Interstate 57 when he thought somebody was following him.

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He got off the interstate and stopped near 98th Street and Halsted around 2 a.m. on Tuesday

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That was when he was approached by a suspect and shot five our six times in the jaw, shoulder and back.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he had surgery and is now in stable condition.

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No one is in custody, and Area South detectives are investigating.