Teens charged with attempting to carjack, rob off-duty Chicago cop on South Side

Three teenage boys are facing charges related to an armed carjacking of a Chicago police officer on Thursday evening.

Police say Kendrick Anderson, 18, along with two other boys, a 16-year-old and 15-year-old, were arrested after attempting to rob and carjack an off-duty officer in the 8800 block of South Constance on Thursday. 

The teens demanded the officer's car and personal belongings and the incident ended with gunfire

Anderson was arrested Thursday evening and the other two were taken into custody about an hour after. 


Police say Anderson was charged with attempted carjacking with a firearm. The 16-year-old faces a felony charge of possessing a stolen vehicle and the youngest offender faces a misdemeanor. 

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting. They say the officer involved will be placed on routine administrative duties for 30 days.