Armed carjackers steal SUV in West Loop

The 18-year-old was standing near his Chevrolet Uplander in the 600 block of West Lake Street when two males approached and demanded his keys at gunpoint.

SHARE Armed carjackers steal SUV in West Loop
A teen girl was shot in the arm March 28, 2020, in West Rogers Park.

Carjackers took a man’s SUV at gunpoint Oct. 27, 2019, in the 600 block of West Lake Street.

Sun-Times file photo

A man was carjacked at gunpoint Sunday in the West Loop.

The 18-year-old was standing near his 2006 Chevrolet Uplander at 10:06 p.m. in the 600 block of West Lake Street when two males approached and demanded his keys, according to Chicago police.

One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and fired the weapon before they drove away in the SUV, police said. No injuries were reported.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
Thinking ahead to your next few meals? Here are some main dishes and sides to try.
The fatal shooting occurred in McKinley Park on the Southwest Side.
The man, 39, was standing on a sidewalk in the 2000 block of West 36th Street about 10:30 p.m. when someone approached on a bike and opened fire, striking him in the chest, police said.