Chicago police are alerting West Town residents of a recent string of armed carjackings.
Two or three males, between 15 and 20 years old, have carjacked at least four people at gunpoint since Halloween, according to a Chicago police community alert.
The carjackings happened:
- about 4:30 a.m. Oct. 31 in the 1000 block of North Hoyne Avenue;
- about 7:20 p.m. Nov. 3 in the 1500 block of West Chicago Avenue;
- about 2 p.m. Nov. 8 in the 2300 block of West Grand Avenue; and
- about 5:15 p.m. Nov. 14 in the 2300 block of West Augusta Boulevard.
Police asked anyone with information to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.
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The victims were sitting in a parked car in the 4100 block of West Taylor Street when they were shot, police said.
The man was in the 1000 block of West 105th Street when he was fatally shot, police said.
The men were in the 600 block of West Barry Avenue, police said. Two were in good condition and one was in serious condition.
The 26-year-old man was shot in the back while leaving a gas station in the 500 block of East 67th Street, police said.