2 dead after jumping into river during ISP chase that followed Chicago carjacking; 3 more in custody

2 dead after jumping into river during ISP chase that followed Chicago carjacking; 3 more in custody

LANSING, Unwell. — A police chase spurred by a carjacking on the Close to North Aspect ended with two suspects lifeless in a river on the Far South Aspect early Saturday, authorities stated.

Three others had been in custody following the pursuit of the stolen automobile on the Bishop Ford Freeway close to Lansing, in keeping with Illinois State Police.

State troopers and Chicago police went after a white Rolls Royce about 4:40 a.m. after being notified of an armed carjacking within the 18th District, which runs from the Chicago River north to Lincoln Park, state police stated.

Troopers adopted the automobile to 173rd Road and Torrence Avenue in south suburban Lansing, the place the automotive was parked and 5 individuals acquired right into a black Infiniti, state police stated.

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The chase continued, however ended quickly after when the automobile crashed at 127th Road and Indiana Avenue on the town’s Far South border.

Three individuals had been taken into custody, however two jumped into the Little Calumet River, state police stated.

Chicago police deployed a marine unit about 5:10 a.m. to seek for them, officers stated. They had been recovered shortly after, taken to a hospital and later pronounced lifeless, police stated. Authorities haven’t but recognized them.

The investigation was ongoing Saturday.

State police are asking anybody with details about the incident to contact investigators at (847) 294-4400 or [email protected] Suggestions may be submitted anonymously.

(Supply: Solar-Instances Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Instances 2021.)

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