Tavares McKinley, 19, and a 16-year-old boy were accused of taking a car from a 30-year-old man at gunpoint around 6 a.m. in the 3100 block of North. St. Louis Avenue, police said.
Police said the 16-year-old also fired a shot at the victim during the struggle for the car.
McKinley was arrested roughly an hour later after crashing into a parked car in the Hermosa neighborhood, police said.
He was charged with vehicular hijacking with a firearm, failure to notify damage to an unattended vehicle and driving without a license.
Tavares McKinley | Chicago police
The 16-year-old was arrested around 9 a.m. in the Montclare neighborhood. A weapon was also recovered, police said.
He faces several charges:
- One felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm
- One felony count of aggravated assault with a firearm
- One felony count of unlawful use of a weapon
- One misdemeanor count of possessing a firearm without a valid FOID card
- One misdemeanor count of possessing ammunition without a valid FOID card
He was also cited for possessing a laser sight accessory, firearm silencer or muffler and having a high-capacity magazine and metal-piercing bullets.
Both teens are due in court Wednesday.