Concealed carry license holder grazed by bullet in traffic related shooting in South Shoreon July 1, 2021 at 10:35 am

A concealed carry license holder was grazed by a bullet in a traffic related shooting Thursday in South Shore on the South Side.

About 2:40 a.m., the 23-year-old was in his vehicle in the 7100 block of South Yates Boulevard, when a silver Ford Escape struck his vehicle and fled the scene, Chicago police said.

The man began following the SUV until it stopped, a man got out, and began firings shots at him, police said. The 23-year-old, who is a licensed concealed carry holder, returned fire and the man fled the scene on foot.

The 23-year-old was grazed by a bullet on his leg, and was released at the scene after refusing to go to the hospital, police said.

No one is in custody as Area One detectives investigate.

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