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Man shot during carjacking on West Side

A man was shot during a carjacking early Wednesday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

The 38-year-old man was walking to his car with a female friend when two poeple approached them about 12:50 a.m. in an alley in the 3500 block of West Chicago Avenue, police said.

The two men told the man and the woman to lay down on the ground while they took their belongings, police said. One of the robbers shot the man in his leg, police said, and they took off in the man’s four-door green Audi and took off, police said.

The wounded man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in “stable” condition, said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.

Police have made no arrests as Area North detectives investigate.



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