Park Forest man charged in Chicago carjacking

Christopher Adams | Chicago police

A suburban man was charged in connection with an armed carjacking last February in the Morgan Park neighborhood.

Christopher Adams, 19, allegedly stole a car from a 43-year-old man at gunpoint around 3 a.m. on Feb. 23 in the 10700 block of South Vincennes Avenue, according to police.

Adams, of Park Forest, was arrested Tuesday in the Longwood Manor neighborhood. A gun was recovered while he was taken into custody. He was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and armed robbery with a firearm.

Adams has a detention hearing scheduled for Thursday.

No further information was provided.