Man shot while driving with child on Dan Ryan Expressway

A man was shot while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway near 61st Street Monday night, but a 3-year-old in the backseat was not harmed, according to officials.

The man, 23, was traveling outbound about 8:30 p.m. when someone in a dark-colored Dodge Charger began shooting at his car, Chicago police said.

He was struck in the leg and exited the expressway near the Chicago Skyway, where he stopped for help at the toll booth, police said.


He was transported to the University of Chicago Medical Center with non-life-threatening injures, according to Illinois State Police.

No one was in custody.

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