Man, 33, found fatally shot inside car on Dan Ryan Expy.


Illinois State Police investigate a 25-year-old man found fatally shot inside a car on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Saturday morning.

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CHICAGO — A 33-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a car on the Dan Ryan Expy. late Friday.

Police responded to a vehicle on the shoulder of the northbound lanes between I-55 and 31st Street around 11:50 p.m. Friday, according to state police. A man inside the car had been shot in his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as 33-year-old Shaquille Dirkens of Markham. His death was ruled a homicide.

All lanes of traffic were shut down temporarily late Friday and early Saturday.

State police are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call 847-294-4400.


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