By Mugo Odigwe

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.

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The offender demanded their car keys and shot the 35-year-old man before taking off in a nearby Honda SUV.

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The victim was shot in the neck and taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.

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So far this year, there have been 661 carjackings. During the same time period last year, there were 395 carjackings.