An armed robbery crew committed carjackings in Wrigleyville, Wicker Park, and Humboldt Park overnight and also robbed a woman in Avondale during a two-hour crime spree early Wednesday, according to Chicago police reports.
Shootings across Chicago left a woman injured in the West Loop, a man wounded in Irving Park, and another man dead in Avondale since Friday night. Two more men were injured in separate shootings in the Loop. Here’s what we have learned so far:
An armed robbery crew that has struck repeatedly in Wicker Park and Avondale returned to the area to commit two more daylight robberies on Friday morning, but Chicago cops were ordered to stop following the getaway car.
Chicago police are investigating a string of brazen and violent daylight robberies that unfolded in Logan Square and Avondale on Monday morning. The offenders pistol-whipped victims in two robberies and fired shots while carjacking a third victim, police said.