A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint by a group of men who confronted them in Bucktown early Monday, police said. The hold-up unfolded minutes before a man was carjacked in Logan Square of a vehicle he purchased just three days ago.
Another woman was robbed and carjacked in Bucktown on Tuesday evening. The hijacking unfolded just a couple hundred yards from the 1900 block of West Wabansia, where at least three armed robberies and carjackings have been reported since Friday.
A Logan Square woman shot a man on River North street corner, then followed him for two blocks and shot him again at point-blank range as bystanders tried to help him outside a bustling tavern, prosecutors said.
Police are warning Lakeview, Lincoln Park, and Logan Square residents after an armed robbery crew swept through the neighborhoods to commit hold-ups and carjackings early Sunday and again early Monday.
Police are looking for a man who is suspected of attacking two passengers with a handgun this week along the Blue Line — once at the Western Blue Line and once at the Clinton Station, according to CPD records.