By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois State Police are responding to a report of shots fired on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway at 71st Street.

Police a vehicle was damaged by gunfire on the inbound Dan Ryan near 71st Street shortly before 4 p.m., but no injuries were reported.

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The victim managed to drive off the expressway and call police.

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Illinois State Police said the inbound lanes were shut down shortly after 5 p.m. to search for evidence, but they reopened around 5:35 p.m.

It was the second shooting in that area of the Dan Ryan in less than 24 hours. Wednesday night, a passenger in a car was shot at 69th Street.

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Police said there have been 62 shootings on the Dan Ryan so far this year., and 195 overall on Chicago area expressways, compared to only 128 in all of 2020.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff