Man shot during carjacking

April 17, 2012

An Indianapolis man was shot Monday night during a carjacking on the northeast side. The victim told police he was approached by a man in the 4300 block of East 31st Street just before 10:30 p.m. The man asked for a cigarette, forced his way into the car and shot the victim in the hip during a struggle, the victim said. The wounded man was taken to Wishard Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. His vehicle was found on fire two hours later in the 2700 block of North Butler Avenue.