Man shot while driving in Lincoln Square

A 45-year-old man was shot Monday morning while driving in Lincoln Square, police said. No arrests have been made.

The victim was driving in the 2800 block of West Lawrence around 6:23 a.m. when shots were fired from another vehicle, according to a CPD statement and a police report. One round struck the man in his back.

He continued driving after being shot until he arrived at a service station on the 5100 block of North Broadway, the report said. A relative drove him to Northwestern Memorial Hospital from there.

Police reportedly found the victim’s BMW X5 at the gas station with a bullet hole in the trunk and a flat tire.

An officer at Northwestern said the victim was alert and talking when he arrived for treatment.

Area Three detectives are investigating.

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