Man shot at North Side gas station on Thursday evening, police say

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Chicago — Police are investigating after a man was shot while getting into his car at a North Side gas station on Thursday evening. No arrests have been made.

Two men pulled up next to the 32-year-old victim as he returned to his vehicle at Mobil, 2500 West Peterson, around 5:53 p.m. One of the men pulled out a gun and fired two shots, striking the man once in the left side, according to initial information from Chicago police.

The victim drove his car to the 5900 block of North Campbell and called for help.

Meanwhile, the two men who approached him escaped in a reddish-colored, older model Honda SUV, according to a Chicago cop who reviewed surveillance video. He described the suspects as two White men, one of whom wore a black sweater and a black knit cap.

The victim was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in good condition.

Area Three detectives are handling the investigation.

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