Three armed carjackings within hours on North and Northwest sides, one person critically wounded

The carjackings occurred Sunday night in Norwood Park, Lakeview and Roscoe Village.

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Two carjackings took place about the same time and about a mile apart Sunday night on the North Side.

A man was critically wounded in one of three armed carjacking that occurred on the North and Northwest sides Sunday night, two of them just a mile apart.

A 40-year-old man was walking toward his white Range Rover about 8 p.m. in the 6400 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Norwood Park when a gunman approached and demanded his keys, Chicago police said.

He refused to hand them over and was shot in the arm and chest, police said. He was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in critical condition.

Around 10:50 p.m. in Lakeview, a 38-year-old was standing in an alley in the 3400 block of North Janssen Avenue when two gunmen approached and took his 2015 Volkswagen GTI, Chicago police said.

About a mile west in Roscoe Village, a man and woman, 28 and 25, were sitting in a parked car when three people armed with handguns forced them out of their 2011 black Chevy Impala, police said.

No one in either of those carjackings was injured, police said.

No one was in custody in any of the attacks.

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