Woman carjacked at gunpoint in Lake View East: police

A teenage boy is in custody after a 27-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint in Chicago's Lake View East neighborhood Tuesday night. 

Police said a 15-year-old boy and another suspect, at least one armed with a handgun, demanded the victim’s vehicle around 6:15 p.m. in the 2800 block of Broadway.

They then fled in the victim’s blue-colored Audi. 

Responding officers were able to locate the vehicle in the 1700 block of West 19th Street where both offenders were placed into custody and a weapon was recovered near the scene of arrest. 


The 15-year-old was charged with vehicular hijacking. The other suspect has not yet been identified.

Area Three detectives are investigating.