By Meredith Barack

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot during an attempted carjacking in Bucktown in broad daylight Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened at 12:10 p.m. As CBS 2’s Meredith Barack reported, neighbors said the man was getting into a white Infiniti parked in the 2000 block of West Shakespeare Avenue, off Damen Avenue, when he was shot in the attempted carjacking.

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We are told the man is a local restaurant owner, and he is expected to recover after being shot in the leg. Two men came up to him, and at least one fired a gun.

Shortly after the incident, police tape surrounded the area where the shooting happened. We received cellphone video taken by a man who was working nearby, showing the victim being treated by paramedics.

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Several people called 911 after hearing the gunshot, including one woman who looked out her window to see the victim lying in the street.

“I just heard a shot, and I heard like squealing of a car. At first, I was like it was just the backfire of a car because the car like was squealing. But I had a bad feeling, and so I just opened my door up there and I saw there was a guy just like laying on the sidewalk,” said the woman, Natalie Gubman, “and I was like, oh my God, it really was a shot – and he was like yelling for help.”

Around 3:30 p.m., we saw a woman thank officers who were still on the scene, and get into the victim’s car and drive off. She had no comment when Barack asked how the victim was doing.

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Police also told another neighbor they believe the same people who attempted to carjack this victim also tried to rob someone on the same street just moments before.

Meredith Barack