One night after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot twice during an armed robbery, a separate off-duty officer was robbed of her SUV and several pieces of service equipment Monday night, police said.
The carjacking happened shortly after 9 p.m. in the 9000 block of South Crandon Avenue, in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Police said the off-duty officer was inside her 2012 Buick Enclave when she was approached by three people, one of whom had a black handgun.
The gunman approached her driver’s side door, pointed the gun to her face and told her to get out, according to a police report. While she was exiting, the two other males entered the SUV on the front and back passenger side. The fled southbound with two bullet proof vests, her purse that contained her FOID card, a police ID, and a cell phone, the report stated.The officer was not injured.
Sunday night, a 34-year-old off-duty police officer was shot twice during an armed robbery outside his vehicle on the Southwest Side. The officer sustained gunshot wounds to the wrist and chest as he exchanged fire with his attacker, but he managed to escape grievous injury.
Police are still searching for the offenders in both incidents.
Tribune reporter Rosemary Regina Sobol contributed to this report.