FOUND IT: Vehicle Carjacked In Lake View Recovered On South Side, Cops Say

Shaquille Rush
(Cook Co. Sheriff’s Office)

The vehicle taken in a Lake View carjacking on the Fourth of July has been recovered in the South Side’s Grand Crossing police district according to a source in the department. A man who was allegedly driving the vehicle is in custody.

Officers allege that Shaquille Rush fled from the stolen vehicle after crashing it into a tree at 6801 S. Wabash in the Park Manor neighborhood on July 6th.  He was quickly taken into custody, police say.

Rush, who lives in the Gresham neighborhood, has been charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle, resisting a police officer, and two traffic violations.

He has not been charged with the carjacking nor has he been identified as a participant in the carjacking. His bond is set at $5,000.

Tuesday will be Rush’s 20th birthday.

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