Teen arrested in Bronzeville after vehicle chase starting in Gary

The boy, 16, allegedly crashed into two vehicles upon entering the city and got out near 36th Street and Michigan Avenue, where he tried to escape into a relative’s home, the Lake County sheriff’s office said.

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A 16-year-old boy was arrested in Chicago Oct. 29, 2019, after a vehicle chase which began in Gary, Indiana.

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A teenage boy was arrested in South Side Bronzeville Tuesday after leading police on a vehicle chase from Gary, Indiana.

Just after noon, the boy, 16, was spotted driving a white Hummer about 60 mph through a residential area near 19th Avenue and Roosevelt Street in Gary, the Lake County sheriff’s office said. The boy allegedly fled an attempted traffic stop and drove into Chicago as officers pursued him for over 40 minutes.

The boy allegedly crashed into two vehicles upon entering the city and got out near 36th Street and Michigan Avenue, where he tried to escape into a relative’s home, the sheriff’s office said. He was arrested by Chicago police.

The boy remains in custody in Chicago and charges are pending, the sheriff’s office said.

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The man, 45, left his car to exchange information with the driver of the striking vehicle when an argument between the two began, police said.
Overwhelmed by fear and anxiety, man considers running away or killing himself.
Days earlier, a shootout between two people left a woman dead and two others wounded, including one of the alleged gunmen, according to police.
About 3 a.m., the man, 35, was in the passenger seat as a female driver was traveling in the 3800 block of South Kedzie Avenue when he was struck in the neck by gunfire.
The officer was treated and released for minor injuries at an area hospital.