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3 teens charged after crashing carjacked vehicle on Near West Side: police

A 15-year-old boy, a 14-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were charged.

A judge denied bail for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding a bystander July 25, 2020, in South Shore.
Three teens were charged in connection with a carjacking Jan. 8, 2020.
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Three teens were charged Saturday after crashing a carjacked vehicle while attempting to flee the scene of an accident Friday on the Near West Side.

A 15-year-old boy was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle and misdemeanor possession of a replica firearm, Chicago police said. A 14-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were each charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle.

The crash happened about 8 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Congress Parkway, according to police.

The three teens were placed into custody after fleeing the scene of the accident, police said, and a weapon was recovered nearby.

The vehicle they were driving was reported stolen in a carjacking about 7:05 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Stewart Avenue, police said.

No injuries were reported in the crash, police said.