Chicago police are investigating two separate carjacking incidents that occurred simply an hour aside throughout the similar four-mile radius Monday night time. Each concerned journey share drivers being attacked with Tasers and compelled out of their autos, as a pair of male suspects drove off.
The primary incident occurred when two male suspects entered a black Toyota Highlander in Logan Sq. within the 2900 block of North Sawyer Avenue, and simply earlier than 10 p.m., one in every of them deployed a Taser on a 56-year-old journey share driver. The sufferer obtained out of the automobile, and the suspects then drove off.
The sufferer was not injured and refused medical therapy. It’s unclear whether or not the identical suspects have been accountable for the same assault an hour later about 4 miles away in in East Garfield Park.
Police mentioned a 37-year-old man working as a journey share driver was Tased within the neck round 11:18 p.m. within the 3500 block of West Ohio Avenue after two male passengers obtained into his grey Toyota Camry. The motive force obtained out of the automobile, and the 2 suspects drove off westbound, Fox 32 Chicago reported.
Detectives from Space 5 and Space 4 proceed to analyze the incidents. Nobody was instantly arrested or taken into custody.
Chicago police Supt. David Brown mentioned Monday that there have been 911 carjacking arrests made to date this 12 months inside three classes. Of these 911, 218 categorize as vehicular hijacking, 258 have been over the possession of a stolen automobile, and 442 categorize as legal trespass to automobile.