Man shot, carjacked in Matteson

The 41-year-old was shot Tuesday near Central Avenue and Vollmer Road in Matteson, police said.

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2013 Dodge Charger

2013 Dodge Charger

Matteson Police Department

A Richton Park man was shot several times during a carjacking Tuesday in south suburban Matteson.

The 41-year-old man met a male and a female in suburban Country Club Hills he connected with online to sell them a 2013 Dodge Charger, Matteson Police said.

The man allowed the pair to test drive the car while he sat in the back seat, police said.

While driving on Central Avenue near Vollmer Road, the male shot the man two times and demanded he get out of the car, police said. As he was getting out of the car, he was shot a third time.

2013 Dodge Charger

2013 Dodge Charger

Matteson Police Department

The pair then took off in the car, police said. The car is dark gray with a large dent in the left rear and black spray-painted rims.

The man was transported to an emergency room with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The female was short and had long black braided hair, police said. The male was also described as short with afro-style hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Matteson Police at 708-503-3130.

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