SHOT IN THE ARM: Motorcyclist Opens Fire On Vehicle Near Lake View High School

A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire on a vehicle near Lake View High School Saturday evening. A man inside the car was shot in the right arm and his girlfriend suffered injuries from flying glass and debris.

The targeted vehicle continued traveling eastbound after the gunfire, colliding with another car before pulling to a stop at a BP service station on the corner of Irving Park and Broadway.

According to the victims and witnesses, four motorcyclists pulled alongside the motorists vehicle near 1611 Irving Park Road and opened fire at 5:55PM. The bikers escaped southbound on Ashland. One of the motorcycles is described as a red “crotch rocket.”

The shooting victim, identified as either 19- or 23-years-old, was treated at Illinois Masonic Medical Center. His girlfriend was transported to Thorek Hospital for treatment.

No one is in custody.

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