Jamal Moore and Rashaad Walker, both 18, were arrested shortly after the incident in the Austin neighborhood Monday afternoon, Chicago police said.
About 3 p.m., police said Moore and Walker approached a 26-year-old and a 49-year-old at tried to take their personal property at gunpoint.
Rashaad Walker (left) and Jamal Moore (right). (Chicago police)
Officers took both teens into custody around 3:22 p.m. in the 5000 block of West Division Street, according to police.
Moore was charged with three felonies including attempted armed robbery, attempted armed home invasion, and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, police said. Walker was also charged with one felony count of attempted armed robbery.
Both teens were scheduled to appear in bond court Tuesday.
No further information was immediately available.