Driver OK after gunman opens fire on him near Lake View High School

Chicago — A man escaped injury when a driver opened fire on him near Lake View High School on Saturday morning, Chicago police said. CPD offered no motive for the assault.

It happened around 7:05 a.m in the 1600 block of West Belle Plaine. A 34-year-old man was driving when the gunman stepped out of a black truck, pulled a gun, and shot toward him, a Chicago police spokesperson said.

Chicago police block access to the shooting scene on Saturday morning. | Provided

The shooter returned to his truck and drove away, leaving five shell casings at the mouth of the alley just west of Ashland Avenue.

Police searched the area for the truck, which was described as a large, newer-model pickup, possibly with dual wheels on the back. So far, though, no arrests have been announced.

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