Two shot, including child, in Chatham

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Police on the scene of a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood Thursday. Photo credit Chicago Sun-Times

***UPDATED STORY: A member of the U.S. Navy was critically wounded while in a parked car with his 3-year-old daughter during an apparent carjacking attempt in Chatham Thursday night, according to police and family members. MORE INFO HERE.

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A member of the U.S. Navy was critically wounded while in a parked car with his 3-year-old daughter during an apparent carjacking attempt Thursday night in Chatham, according to police and family members.

Koreyuntaye Robinson and his daughter Kori were in the first block of East 79th Street when a car pulled up around 7:20 p.m. and someone inside fired shots, Chicago police said. Robinson drove away but crashed into a parked car in the 300 block of East 79th Street.

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Robinson was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.

Police initially said his daughter was grazed in the head and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition. But they later said she was not injured, even though relatives said her head was bandaged and they could see blood.

Area Two detectives are investigating.

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