Chicago shooting in Auburn Gresham critically injures man, 46

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A shooting in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood left a man critically injured after he was shot in the head.

Chicago police said a 46-year-old man was driving in the 7600-block of South Carpenter around 2 p.m. Tuesday when three to four people came out of a gangway and tried to talk to him.


MORE: Woman, 20, shot and killed while sitting in car in West Pullman

Two of the suspects pulled out guns and opened fire, striking the victim in the head. He was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.

Police first said they believed the shooting happened during an attempted carjacking, but later Tuesday afternoon walked that back and said the suspects did not try to take the car.

No one is currently in custody. An investigation by Area 2 detectives is ongoing.
Copyright © 2022 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.