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: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
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: At Least 20 Shot, 2 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
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: Boy, 11, Shot And Wounded In West Pullman; He Is Second Child Shot In Area Within Week
No one was in custody in the shooting Tuesday evening.