Man shot while traveling on LSD near Soldier Field

A man was shot while traveling in a car near Soldier Field late Thursday morning, police said. No one is in custody.

The victim and a woman were heading southbound on the 1800 block of South Lake Shore Drive when another car pulled alongside them around 11:45 a.m. The other car’s passenger then began shooting at them, police said.

Fire department personnel located the victims’ car near Cermack and State streets. The man, age 24, had two gunshot wounds to the left side of his back, according to CPD, but the woman was not injured.

Another vehicle that was traveling on Lake Shore Drive was also struck by bullets, but no one in that car was injured. Police met with that driver near McCormick Place.

Police said the shooting victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, but his condition was not known. CPD did not release any descriptions of the gunman or their vehicle.

Detectives are investigating.

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