Carjacking Victim Escapes After Being Shot, Stuffed in Car Trunk

January 3, 2012 Updated Jan 3, 2012 at 6:27 PM EDT

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Carjacking Victim Escapes After Being Shot, Stuffed in Car Trunk

January 3, 2012 Updated Jan 3, 2012 at 6:27 PM EDT

Talk about a great escape.

According to the Chicago Tribune, a 24-year-old carjacking victim who was shot in the chest three times Monday night and stuffed in the trunk of his car survived the incident after escaping from the vehicle as his assailants were driving it.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is in critical condition, according to the Tribune story. The victim's car, a 2000 Nissan, was later found on fire by police, according to the story.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.