18 Jan 22 - Juvenile Offender Charged with Vehicular Hijacking
The above offender was arrested on January 18, 2022, at approximately 10:39 a.m. in the 1100 block of S. Hamilton Ave. He was identified as the offender who, took a vehicle from a 69-year-old female victim in the 700 block of N Leavitt on November 8, 2021 at approx. 10:15 a.m. (12th District). The offender was placed into custody and charged accordingly. No additional information is available at this time.
06 Jan 22 - Business Alert - Carjacking 012
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 12th District of two recent Aggravated Vehicular Hijackings. In one incident, a male offender approached the valet driver on foot, placed what appeared to be a handgun to the valet’s midsection and demanded keys to two vehicles. A second offender emerged and both offenders fled in separate vehicles. In the second incident, a lone offender approached the valet key box and was immediately confronted by the valet. The offender pointed a handgun at the valet, took keys to multiple vehicles from the key box then drove away in a vehicle that was parked at business.
24 Dec 21 - Preliminary Statement on Police-Involved Shooting in the 1300 block of W
CHICAGO – On Friday, December 24, 2021, at approximately 10:45 p.m., 12th District (Near West) tactical officers were on patrol in the 1300 block of W. Hastings when they observed two male subjects brandishing handguns. As officers approached the male subjects, one of the subjects fired at the officers. The officers returned fire, striking the offender. The offender was transported to an area hospital for treatment with non-life-threatening injuries. The second offender fled on foot and was placed into custody by responding officers. There were no officers struck by gunfire. However, the officers were transported to an area hospital for observation. Two weapons were recovered on scene.