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15 Jan 2020

15 Jan 20 - South Side Man Charged in Two Vehicular Hijackings

On January 5, 2020 at approximately 2:46 PM, this offender entered 2019 Porsche Cayenne on the 300 block of West Illinois Street and attempted to force the victim from the vehicle while implying a weapon. The offender partially forced the victim from the vehicle and then drove off, throwing the victim from the vehicle, causing the victim to incur several injuries.

On January 12, 2020 at approximately 12:56 PM, this offender entered a 2014 Ford Escape on the 1400 block of West Fulton Street and forced the occupants out of the vehicle at gunpoint, including two minor children. One of the minor children was removed and slammed to the ground, before the offender fled in the vehicle.  

An extensive investigation was conducted which lead to the positive identification of this offender. Caleb Morales was charged with two felony counts of Vehicular Hijacking and will appear today in Central Bond Court. No further information is available at this time.

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25 Nov 2019

25 Nov 19 - Man Charged with First Degree Murder
The above offender was placed into custody on November 25, 2019, at approximately 6:17 a.m. in the 1200 block of S. Loomis Street. He was positively identified as the offender in a fatal shooting on November 22, 2019 in the 1200 block of S. Throop. The offender can be seen on camera approaching the victim, a 20-year-old male, and opening fire. The victim sustained gunshot wounds to the head, lower back and right flank, and later succumbed to his injuries. The offender was arrested and charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.

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31 May 2019

30 May 19 - Juvenile Charged in Vehicular Hijacking
A 14-year-old male juvenile was placed into custody on May 30, 2019 at approximately 9:39 p.m. in the 2100 block of W. Adams, after a short foot pursuit.  The juvenile offender was identified as the individual who approached a 30-year-old female and took the victim’s 2018 SUV along with her purse at gunpoint.  The incident occurred on May 21, 2019 at approximately 8:07 a.m. in the parking lot of a High School.  The victim was not injured during the incident.  Through the course of the investigation, the juvenile was also identified as the offender in an armed robbery that occurred on May 18, 2019 at approximately 12:55 p.m. in the 0 -100 block of N. Paulina.   No further details are available at this time.

 

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30 May 2019

30 May 19 - Two Men Charged in Connection to Homicide
The offenders were charged in connection with a homicide that occurred on May 28, 2019 in the 1200 block of N. Mason Avenue at approximately 8:49 a.m. The victim a 24 year old female was standing on the sidewalk with a group of people when the offenders exited a silver sedan and began firing shots in the direction of the group striking the victim. The victim was transported to West Suburban with a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was later pronounced. The offenders fled the scene and were taken into custody without incident on May 28, 2019 at approximately 1:55 p.m. in Urbana, Illinois. The offenders were charged accordingly and no further details are available at this time. .

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