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.READ MORE: Arwady On COVID Cases In Chicago: We Are Moving In The Wrong Direction, Lolla Attendees Should Take Precautions
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.READ MORE: Aldermen Urge Passage Of 'Anjanette Young Ordinance' Seeking Sweeping Changes To CPD Search Warrant Procedures; 'We Have An Obligation To Change Policy'
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.MORE NEWS: Nine More States Added To Chicago Travel Advisory