More than 30 shots fired in South Loop, leaving driver injured overnight

CHICAGO — More than 30 shots were fired in the South Loop overnight, leaving a 34-year-old man injured as he drove through the neighborhood.

The man was stopped for a traffic signal on East 24th Street at State Street when a silver sedan rolled up around 2:39 a.m., according to Chicago police. Someone inside the sedan fired at the victim, striking him in the left knee. He drove to Insight Hospital to get treatment.

Officers found more than 30 shell casings, some fired from a handgun, others possibly fired from a rifle, at the shooting scene. Bullets also struck parked cars in the area.

The gunman remains on the loose.

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