CHICAGO (STMW) — A police chase that began with a Hammond, Ind., carjacking ended with a crash in the West Side Austin neighborhood Thursday night, Illinois State Police said.
A state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, an ISP District 15 trooper said. The trooper said that Chicago and Hammond police were primarily involved in the chase, which ended in a crash near North Laramie Avenue and West Ferdinand Street.READ MORE: Parents Of Michigan School Shooter Arrested After Manhunt
A person was apprehended and a weapon was recovered at the scene of the crash, the trooper said.READ MORE: 2 Men Charged With Attempted Murder In The Shooting Of A CPD Officer
Chicago and Hammond police could not immediately provide further details about the incident.MORE NEWS: PAWS Dog Of The Week: Clover
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