7 armed carjackings this week are linked to same crew, Chicago police say

CHICAGO — Detectives have linked a series of armed robberies and carjackings this week to the same crew of offenders, according to a community alert released by Chicago police on Wednesday evening. During one of the robberies, an offender fired several shots as the victim ran away, CPD said.

Three or four men are targeting victims who are seated in vehicles, according to police. They display handguns, demand the victim’s property, and take their cars.

Detectives believe the group committed robberies and carjackings in the following locations:

Police said the suspects are three or four Black males between 18 and 24 years old who wear dark clothing and face masks. They display multiple handguns and have traveled in a black sedan, a red Kia SUV, and a black Toyota SUV, the alert said.

Anyone who has information about the crimes can contact detectives at 312-744-8263 regarding alert #23-3-029.

The approximate locations of the crimes that police have linked to the crew. | Multiplottr