CHICAGO (CBS)– Uber driver, Joe Schelstraete, who was shot during a carjacking in Cicero has died.
As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported, Tuesday night, the father of three was shot in the head and left brain dead during a carjacking in Cicero – after he handed over everything.READ MORE: City Was Warned About Thousands of Corroding Light Poles But Failed to Fix Many, CBS 2 Investigation Finds
Cicero police said the Schelstraete, 38, arrived at 23rd Street and 55th Avenue just after 7:30 p.m. Monday when he was approached by four armed offenders.READ MORE: 12 California Residents Contract COVID-19 After Attending Wedding In Milwaukee; 5 Have Omicron Variant
The assailants demanded money and the driver’s cellphone, and he handed everything over. But they shot Schelstraete anyway.
Schelstraete died Wednesday just after 11:40 a.m., his family told CBS 2. Schelstraete leaves behind three children.
One juvenile suspect was apprehended. As Cicero police looked for the other three suspects connected to the deadly carjacking.MORE NEWS: Neighbors Alarmed After Rash Of Robberies In Lakeview; Police Patrols Increased Along Southport Avenue