Jeep hits Roseland home after chase from Matteson; 2 in custody

No one was injured, and two males are in Illinois State Police custody, authorities said.

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A shooting left two people hurt April 18, 2021, on Interstate 94.

Illinois State police pursued a Jeep that crashed into a home March 1, 2020.

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A police chase that started in south suburban Matteson ended Sunday in Roseland on the South Side.

The chase started with Matteson police pursuing a stolen vehicle wanted in connection with an armed robbery northbound on I-57 near Vollmer Road, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.

They lost sight of it, but a state trooper later spotted it about 2:42 a.m. speeding north on the expressway near 159th Street, authorities said.

Police continued to pursue the red Jeep as it exited I-57 at 111th Street, according to state and Chicago police. It crashed into a fence and home about 2:50 a.m. in the 300 block of West 107th Street.

No one was injured, and two males are in state police custody, authorities said.

The crash ruptured a gas main and prompted the Chicago Fire Department and Peoples Gas representatives to respond to the scene, according to state police. Fire officials said no hazardous materials response was required.

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