CHICAGO -- A bystander was shot during a carjacking in the South Loop.
Leon Jackson, 26, sustained a gunshot wound to the back when he walked upon a group of men stealing a car on the 2200 block of south Wabash at around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Three offenders, all wearing masks, exited a silver Jeep Cherokee. Two of the offenders performed the carjacking while the third attempted to rob Jackson while he was walking down the street.
The offender produced a weapon and when Jackson began to run, he was shot in the back.
The 28-year-old driver of the car being stolen was not injured.
Jackson is in stable condition at Northwestern Hospital.