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Man Shot, Critically Hurt in Attempted Carjacking in Chicago's Gold Coast

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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.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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