Man Shot During Attempted Carjacking on Chicago's South Side

A man was shot Sunday night as he drove off from an attempted carjacking near the border of the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side.

About 10:30 p.m., the 55-year-old was stopped at a red light in the 8700 block of South King Drive when two people walked up to him and demanded his vehicle, according to Chicago Police.

As the man sped off, the people opened fire and struck him in the leg, police said. He drove himself to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where his condition stabilized.

Area South detectives were investigating the shooting.

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