GOLD COAST: MAN SHOT DURING ATTEMPTED CARJACKING

by J. J. Quincannon, The Chicago Times

June 18, 2021

CHICAGO — During an attempted carjacking in Gold Coast on the North Side on Thursday night, a 35-year-old man was shot and seriously wounded.  The man was standing on the sidewalk with his girlfriend in the first block of East Chestnut Street at 10:20 p.m. when a man with a gun approached him and demanded the keys to his vehicle, according to Chicago police.  According to authorities, the armed male then shot the 35-year-old in the neck and escaped in a Honda SUV.  The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.