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Man carjacked at gunpoint follows suspects, strikes vehicles in Belmont Cragin: police

The 30-year-old was sitting in his 2014 KIA Sportage in the 5100 block of West Montana Street about 1:50 a.m. when two males forced him out at gunpoint, Chicago police said. The man then got into a Chrysler van and, along with the KIA, struck several parked vehicles, police said.

Police are searching for a group of males who kidnapped a girl Nov. 27, 2021, near a high school in Austin.
A man was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday morning on the Northwest Side.
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A man who was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday morning followed the suspects who allegedly robbed him and struck several vehicles in Belmont Cragin on the Northwest Side, Chicago police said.

The 30-year-old was sitting in his 2014 KIA Sportage in the 5100 block of West Montana Street about 1:50 a.m. when two males forced him out at gunpoint, police said. The man then got into a Chrysler van and struck a car in the 2200 block of North Laramie Avenue before, along with the KIA, striking several parked vehicles and stopping in the 2100 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said.

He and two others in the van were taken to Stroger Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

The suspects fled from the KIA after it caught fire, police said.

No other injuries were reported and eight cars were involved in the crash, police said.

No one was in custody.