2 juveniles arrested, gun recovered after pregnant woman is carjacked in the Loop, CPD says

Two juveniles face charges after they carjacked a pregnant woman at gunpoint in a Loop parking garage Tuesday evening, police said.

The 26-year-old victim was walking to her car when two males demanded her keys at gunpoint inside the garage at 195 North Dearborn around 9:56 p.m., according to a CPD report. That garage is located across the street from the Goodman Theatre.

She complied with their demands, and they escaped with her Honda.

Law enforcement officers surround the stolen Honda in Hammond, Indiana. Police said a loaded handgun (inset) was recovered at the scene. | CPD

But they didn’t get too far. Authorities from the multi-jurisdictional hijacking task force tracked the car to Hammond, Indiana, and stopped the vehicle.

Officers recovered a loaded handgun from the suspects, police said.

The victim was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for an evaluation, but CPD said she was not injured.

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