A 35-year-old man was shot and critically wounded during an attempted carjacking Thursday night in Gold Coast on the North Side.
About 10:20 p.m., the man was standing on the sidewalk with his girlfriend in the first block of East Chestnut Street when a male approached him with a gun and demanded the keys to his vehicle, Chicago police said.
The armed male then shot the 35-year-old in the neck and fled in a Honda SUV, police said.
He was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition, police said.
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Area Three detectives are investigating.