Final suspect charged in Aurora carjacking, shooting that left woman paralyzed

The woman was eating in her car in the Wendy’s parking lot in the 1200 block of North Orchard Road in Aurora about 4 p.m. on Jan. 16 when at least four people pulled up in a Ford Escape.

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A woman was paralyzed in a carjacking Jan. 16 in Aurora.

A man is facing charges in connection with a shooting and carjacking from Jan. 16, 2021, in Aurora.

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The final suspect wanted in connection with a January carjacking that left a woman paralyzed in Aurora was arrested Tuesday in suburban Lansing.

Officers arrested 18-year-old Darrell Frazier, of Lansing, and charged him with one felony count each of aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated vehicular hijacking, armed violence and two felony counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, Aurora police said.

Kimberly Weibring, 46, was eating in her car in the Wendy’s parking lot in the 1200 block of North Orchard Road in Aurora about 4 p.m. on Jan. 16 when at least four people pulled up in a Ford Escape, police said.

She was pulled out of her red 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe and shot in the back before the suspects drove off in her car, police said.

Weibring is paralyzed from the waist down as a result of the attack, officials have said.

Aurora police and the FBI located the car on Jan. 20 in south suburban Harvey and found bullet holes in and outside the car, according to police.

A 16-year-old boy and Edward James McGee, 26, of Harvey, were arrested April 29 in connection with the shooting, police said. Both were charged with felony aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated vehicular hijacking, armed violence and two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle.

The boy was also charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, officials said.

Officers followed up with a fourth suspect and found that they were shot and killed during an aggravated vehicular hijacking in Lansing, according to police.

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