Police: Lakeview woman carjacked at gunpoint Monday

A 2017 Audi A3 like the one that was taken in Lakeview. | GetMyAuto

A Lakeview woman was carjacked at gunpoint outside her home Monday evening, police said. Now, investigators want to know if the vehicle was later used in a Logan Square robbery and a Bucktown shooting. No arrests have been made.

The victim, age 25, told police that she had just parked and was walking to her home when a gunman approached her from behind in the 1400 block of West Wolfram around 6:18 p.m., according to Officer Ronald Westbrooks, a CPD spokesperson.

She said the carjacker put a gun to her back, demanded her keys, and then took her phone and wallet. He drove away southbound on Southport in her red 2017 Audi A3, Westbrooks said.

The woman was unable to provide a good description of the man since he was behind her, but she did see him wearing a black skull cap and black hoodie, according to Westbrooks.

Late Monday night, armed robbers used a red Audi during a hold-up in the 2200 block of North Sacramento in Logan Square, according to a police report. Shortly after midnight Tuesday, a Bucktown man was shot during a possible robbery attempt behind his home in the 1800 block of North Marshfield. A witness reported seeing a red Audi speeding from the scene.

Area Three detectives are investigating the Lakeview carjacking.

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