Police: Man changing friend’s tire near Midway shot in head, carjacked

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CHICAGO — A man changing his friend’s tire near Midway Airport Monday evening was shot in the head and carjacked, CPD said.

Just before 6:30 p.m., police responded to the 4700 block of West 64st Street on the report of a shooting. A 28-year-old man had just finished changing a friend’s tire when an unknown suspect approached him.

Police said a physical confrontation began at which the suspect displayed a gun. The man was able to knock the gun out of his hand, but the suspect regained control of it and shot the man in the head.

The victim was transported to Christ Hospital in critical condition.

Police said the suspect, described as a Black man, 6’1″, 18-25, wearing dark clothing and a ski mask was able to flee in the victim’s dark blue Nissan Altima. He is not in custody.

On Tuesday, the FBI in conjunction with Chicago police issued the following alert with the license plate number CA 91727.

Authorities are asking to call 911 if you see the vehicle. You can leave an anonymous tip at cpdtip.com.

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