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CHICAGO – A man was carjacked and then shot in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood Saturday morning.
The incident occurred in the 7100 block of South Ashland.
At about 4:53 am, a 28-year-old man was inside his vehicle when a suspect entered through the front passenger side and displayed a firearm, the Chicago police said.
The offender demanded the victim’s vehicle, and the victim complied.
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As the offender was fleeing the scene, Chicago police said a shot was fired at the victim.
He was struck in the left leg, and transported to an area hospital in good condition.
No one is in custody, police said.