CHICAGO (TOC) — A 30-year-old Chicago man faces a slew of fees after carjacking an SUV and crashing it on DuSable Lake Shore Drive, on the sting of Lake Michigan, earlier this week, Chicago police mentioned.
Deshawn Singleton is accused of taking a car at gunpoint from a 40-year-old lady about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday within the 3500-block of South State Road, between Assured Charge Subject and Chicago Police Division headquarters, after which crashing the automotive within the 5000-block of South Lake Shore Drive, in line with CPD.
The SUV was left hanging on the sting of the break wall close to 51st Road.He then battered and robbed a 26-year-old man who tried to assist him, Chicago police mentioned. The person was taken to College of Chicago Medical Heart in truthful situation.
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He additionally allegedly tried to carjack a 44-year-old man, however was unsuccessful, and reportedly tried to disarm a responding police officer.
He was arrested simply after 9:15 a.m. Tuesday within the 5100-block of South Hyde Park Boulevard.
Singleton was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, tried vehicular hijacking, aggravated battery or strangling, aggravated battery in a public place and trying to disarm a peace officer.
He is due in court docket Thursday.
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