Driver carjacked after minor traffic crash near Wrigley Field
Chicago — For the second day in a row, Chicago police are investigating an armed carjacking in the Lakeview neighborhood. The latest hijacking occurred about a block from Wrigley Field shortly after 5 o’clock this morning.
A CPD spokesperson said a 44-year-old man was driving in the 1100 block of West Grace when a gray Kia sedan rear-ended his Dodge Challenger. Two men with handguns exited the Kia and confronted him as he got out to exchange information with the other driver.
The men took control of the victim’s Challenger and drove away, followed by the Kia and a Dodge Durango, the police spokesperson said.
Almost exactly 24 hours earlier and about a half-mile south, a man was carjacked at gunpoint at the BP service station, 1200 West Belmont. In that case, a gunman confronted the victim, took his valuables, and drove away with his BMW, followed by a white sedan that police said may have been a Hyundai Sonata.
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