Man injured in shootout in Chicago parking lot, minutes after a woman is carjacked less than a mile away

A male victim was followed into a South Loop parking structure by a black Jeep and white sedan at approximately 4 a.m. on Monday morning.

Five armed gunmen exited the vehicles and surrounded the victim, according to Chicago Police Department.

The shootout ensued in a parking garage on the 1100 block of Delano Court.

The shootout ensued in a parking garage on the 1100 block of Delano Court. (Google)

The victim, a concealed-carry holder, also pulled out his own gun.

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There was an exchange of gunfire before the suspects ran back to their vehicles and sped off.

The victim was shot in the leg and grazed in the head. 

The woman was hit in the back of the head and carjacked on the 700 block of South Wells Street.

The woman was hit in the back of the head and carjacked on the 700 block of South Wells Street. (Google)

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Minutes earlier and less than a mile away, three male suspects in a black Jeep struck a 48-year-old woman in the head and demanded her belongings.

The attackers took off in her Chrysler 300. 

Both events transpired in the 1st Police District where crime has increased 111% since last year, according to Chicago Police Department data.

Both events transpired in the 1st Police District where crime has increased 111% since last year, according to Chicago Police Department data. (Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

The Chicago Police Department has not confirmed if the incidents were related. 

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