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Pilsen Carjacking Leads To Man, 29, Getting Shot, Police Say

The shooting happened early Monday in the 1600 block of West Cullerton Street.

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CHICAGO — A 29-year-old man was shot during a carjacking Monday morning in Pilsen, police said. 

At 1:34 a.m., the 29-year-old left his car running in the 1600 block of West Cullerton Street and got into another car, police said. While he was in the other car, a man got out of a black car and got into the victim’s car.

The victim walked back to his car and the man stealing it fired shots at him, police said. The 29-year-old was hit in his abdomen and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. 

No one was in custody and an investigation was ongoing.