CHICAGO (CBS) — A 68-year-old man was shot in the head wounded while driving in his car in Bridgeport Tuesday evening, and he later died.
Police said the man was not the intended target. The scene of the shooting was less than a mile from his home.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Parts Of Illinois And Indiana; Lake Effect Snow Lingers
At 6:02 p.m., the man was driving east on 31st Street near Halsted Street when someone fired shots and they went through his back window.READ MORE: Illinois State Departments, Driver Service Facilities Reopen Monday Weeks After COVID Surge
The man was struck in the head, police said. His 1985 Lincoln Town Car went on to collide with a snowbank.
He was taken to Stroger Hospital of Cook County in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Police Issue Multiple Alerts Involving Robberies, Burglaries, Carjackings Across The City
No one was in custody in the shooting Tuesday evening.