Car burglars fire shots after being confronted in the Gold Coast

CHICAGO — Two men fired shots in the Gold Coast after being confronted as they burglarized a car on Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

Chicago police said a 43-year-old man saw two people breaking into his Ford in the 1200 block of North State around 2:15 p.m. The intruders pushed the man and fled in a black Nissan driven by a third person, according to CPD.

Witnesses said the thieves fired one or two rounds into the air before getting away. The victim also told police that he believed he stabbed one of the offenders in the shoulder with a screwdriver.

So far, no arrests have been announced. Police did not release descriptions of the suspects.

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