CHICAGO (CBS)–Three teenagers accused of carjacking an off-duty Chicago police officer are facing life in prison after being indicted by a federal grand jury.
Raynell Lanford, 19, Jamar Jarvis, 18, and Jamaal Ashsaheed, 19, are each charged with vehicular hijacking and using a weapon in the crime.
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In the early morning hours of October 18, detectives say they approached an off-duty officer in the Edgewater neighborhood, showed her a gun and demanded the keys to her Lexus SUV.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Critically Wounded, Among 2 Shot In Belmont Heights Online Sale Meetup
The teens are also charged with an attempted carjacking that happened a few hours earlier.
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Their arraignments in federal court have not yet been scheduled.