By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A man was shot during an attempted carjacking in the South Austin neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

According to police, a 29-year-old man was sitting in his car, in the 5200 block of West Madison Street around 4:45 a.m., when two men approached both sides of his vehicle. One offender displayed a gun before trying to take the man’s vehicle.

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The man was shot in his side and arm while driving away. He took himself to Loretto Hospital and was transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

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The man told police he knew one of the offenders.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff