CHICAGO (CBS) — Two carjackers stole a man’s car at gunpoint Wednesday morning in downtown Chicago.
Police said a 31-year-old man was sitting in his car on the 200 block of South Wacker Drive around 6:35 a.m., when a black vehicle pulled out, and two men got out, approached the victim’s car, forced his door open, and pointed a gun at his head.READ MORE: Cook County's South Suburban Casino Could Be In One Of Two Locations
The carjackers demanded the victim’s cell phone and car, and the 31-year-old man complied.
Police said the carjackers then fled the scene in both vehicles.READ MORE: Funeral For Chicago Activist, Historian Timuel Black Set For Friday
The 31-year-old man was not injured, and no one was in custody Wednesday morning.
Area Three detectives were investigating.
If it feels like such things are happening a lot lately, it’s because they are. A carjacking epidemic has been gripping Chicago for months, with a rash of incidents in both the city and suburbs this past weekend.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Charged With Aggravated Carjacking
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