1 shot, injured during South Side carjacking: Chicago police

6 suspects approached a male victim in Washington Park before taking vehicle, police said

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, May 13, 2024
1 shot, injured during South Side carjacking: Chicago police
A Chicago shooting injured 1 during a Washington Park carjacking on South Prairie Avenue early Monday morning, CPD says.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A male victim was shot early Monday morning on Chicago's South Side during a carjacking, Chicago police said.

The person was near his vehicle in the 5600-block of South Prairie Avenue just after 3 a.m. in the city's Washington Park neighborhood, when six male suspects approached him, police said.

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One of the suspects pulled out a gun, and demanded his keys, CPD said.

The suspect shot the victim in the ankle, and all six suspects got into the vehicle and drove away, police said.

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No one was in custody later Monday morning, and Area One detectives are investigating.

The victim is expected to be OK.

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