By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– An innocent bystander was caught in the cross-fire of a shooting in South Austin Monday night.

Chicago police said someone in a Dodge Charger, driving near Jackson Boulevard and Cicero Avenue just after 11:45 p.m., opened fire on a passing car.

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The offenders missed and instead shot a 36-year-old man in the head as he sat in a nearby parked van.

He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

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The shooter also hit the windshield of another passing car, causing its driver to crash into a light pole.

Police are searching for the shooter.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff