CHICAGO (CBS) — A rideshare driver was shot and wounded during an attempted carjacking in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood Friday night.
According to police, just before 7 p.m. a male passenger tried to rob the driver at gunpoint near 41st and Wabash.READ MORE: Intoxicated Chicagoan Driver Attempted to Flee Traffic Stop On I-80/94 East, Indiana State Police Say
The driver struggled with the robber robber, and the gun went off, grazing the driver’s abdomen.READ MORE: At Least 2 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
The gunman got away.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Storms Coming Sunday
The 42-year-old driver is hospitalized but expected to recover.