73-year-old man wounded in shooting in South Shore

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CHICAGO – Police are seeking at least one suspect after a man was wounded in a shooting on Chicago’s South Side this afternoon.


Investigators say a dark colored SUV pulled up to a BP gas station in the 6700 block of South Jeffrey and opened fire.  One bullet went through the windshield of 73-year-old Thomas Johnson's truck, hitting him in the face.

“The bullet went through the right cheek and it lodged in the back it didn't hit any vital organs but it's close to the spine,” Johnson’s daughter Angela Prentiss said.

Johnson was taken to the hospital and doctors say he is in good condition.



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