Driver shot on Lake Shore Drive near Grant Park

A 20-year-old man is in good condition after being shot on Lake Shore Drive near Grant Park early Thursday.

The victim told police someone fired from an SUV as he drove south on Lake Shore Drive at Jackson around 4 a.m. He drove to the 100 block of North State Street where he flagged down police for help near the Chicago Theatre.

Officers applied a tourniquet to the man’s left arm and an ambulance transported him to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Police found broken auto glass on Jackson just east of Lake Shore Drive.

Area 3 detectives are investigating.

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