CHICAGO (CBS)– A man was shot during an attempted carjacking in the Gold Coast neighborhood Thursday night.
Police said just before 10:30 p.m., a 35-year-old man and his girlfriend were standing on the sidewalk in the first block of East Chestnut Street when a man approached them with a gun.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet and Windy Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
The offender demanded their car keys and shot the 35-year-old man before taking off in a nearby Honda SUV.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
The victim was shot in the neck and taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.
No arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: Riggs, Kenosha County Sheriff's K-9 Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect, Is Released From Veterinary Hospital To Applause
So far this year, there have been 661 carjackings. During the same time period last year, there were 395 carjackings.