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: Body Found In Illinois River Confirmed To Be Missing Illinois State University Student Jelani Day
The driver struggled with the robber robber, and the gun went off, grazing the driver’s abdomen.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Sets Goal To Get 77% Of Eligible Chicagoans Vaccinated By End Of The Year
The gunman got away.MORE NEWS: Mass Shooting Inside Kroger Grocery Near Memphis, Tenn.
The 42-year-old driver is hospitalized but expected to recover.