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Man shot while driving on Dan Ryan Expressway

Updated: December 27, 2013 9:26PM

A man was shot Friday morning while driving down the Dan Ryan Expressway, officials said.

The man told police he was driving northbound on the Dan Ryan around 11:15 a.m. when someone in another car drove past and shot him in the face near the 59th Street exit, Illinois State Police said.

The victim, whose age was not immediately known but is believed to be an adult, drove himself to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, police said. He was transferred to Stroger Hospital, where he’s in “stable” condition, police said.

The victim told officers the offender’s car had an Ohio license plate and was either a maroon or gray Chevy Suburban SUV, police said.

Illinois State Police are investigating.

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