Driver critical after being shot in the face on Lake Shore Drive

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Authorities investigate a shooting on Lake Shore Drive downtown early Friday. | Network Video Productions

A 41-year-old man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition early Friday after being shot in the face while driving on Lake Shore Drive downtown, police said.

Around 1:30 a.m., officers found the wounded man in a van in the northbound lanes near Grand Avenue, according to police.

A van’s windshield is riddled with bullet holes after a Lake Shore Drive shooting early Friday. | Network Video Productions

A van’s windshield is riddled with bullet holes after a Lake Shore Drive shooting early Friday. | Network Video Productions

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