CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot and critically wounded Thursday night during an attempted carjacking near the Loyola University Water Tower Campus and just west of the Magnificent Mile.
At 10:21 p.m., the 35-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk with his girlfriend in the 0-99 block of East Chestnut Street when an assailant came up and demanded the keys to his car while holding a gun, police said.READ MORE: 3 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
The assailant then shot the victim the neck before fleeing in a waiting Honda sport-utility vehicle, police said.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park
The victim as taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said.MORE NEWS: Body Found In Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve In Darien Confirmed To Be Missing United Airlines Executive Jacob Cefolia
No other injuries were reported. Area Three detectives were investigating.