CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot and wounded on the Dan Ryan Expressway in the midday hours Sunday.
Illinois State Police said at 12:27 p.m., troopers were called to the inbound Dan Ryan at 63rd Street for a shooting. A victim was traveling north on the Dan Ryan in the local lanes when someone began shooting at his car, state police said.READ MORE: Woman Shot Dead While Riding In Car In Bucktown
The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Around 12:48 p.m., the Dan Ryan northbound local lanes south of 63rd Street were closed for investigation and traffic was moved to the express lanes.
The closure remained in effect as of the 3 p.m. hour.READ MORE: Man Killed, Two Others Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash In Homan Square
This was the third expressway shooting this weekend, state police said.
At 8:28 p.m. Saturday, a 37-year-old driver was on the ramp from Division Street to the Kennedy Expressway inbound when someone in another vehicle began firing shots, causing the victim to crash, Illinois State Police said. The victim’s vehicle veered off the road, traveled up an embankment and struck a traffic control warning device.
The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Severe Storms, Including Risk Of Tornadoes And Large Hail, In Afternoon And Evening
There was also a shooting on the westbound Eisenhower Expressway at First Avenue in Maywood at 1:10 a.m. Saturday. Details on that incident were not immediately available.