Two teens charged in Bronzeville carjacking

Both boys are facing juvenile felony counts, according to police.

SHARE Two teens charged in Bronzeville carjacking

The boys were arrested without incident, police said.

Sun-Times file photo

A pair of teenage boys were arrested hours after allegedly carjacking a woman in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

The teens, 16 and 17, carjacked a 23-year-old woman at gunpoint at 1 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 3500 block of South King Drive, Chicago police said in a statement.

Officers located the car hours later at 10 a.m. and arrested the teens in the1500 block of E. 65thStreet, police said.

Both are charged as juveniles with possession of a stolen vehicle. The 16-year-old was also charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm.

The teens, who weren’t named because they’re charged asjuveniles, were expected in court Thursday.

Read more oncrime, and track the city’shomicides.

The Latest
Here’s a look at photos taken by Sun-Times staffers following the Fourth of July mass shooting in Highland Park.
Flanked by a T-shirt in his stall that read “Stars & Stripes & Reproductive Rights,” Hendriks has spoken passionately in support of the LGBTQ community and came out strongly against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The federal government’s Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs recently compiled a list of resources for children, families, educators and community members dealing with grief after mass shootings.
The suburb where a mass shooter opened fire during a Fourth of July parade Monday is roughly 25 miles outside Chicago.
Suzuki returned Monday after over five weeks on the IL with a sprained left ring finger.