Milwaukee man charged after Chicago carjacking that led to another suspect's death
CHICAGO (CBS 58) -- 21-year-old Deangelo Williams from Milwaukee has been charged with hijacking with a gun, robbery and two counts of murder.
Williams and his 19-year-old friend are accused of robbing an 88-year-old man of his car at gunpoint in Chicago's South Side. The elderly victim is a Korean War veteran. The man was returning from the gym Wednesday morning when he was confronted. His family is relieved their loved one was not injured in the incident.
"I'm just glad he didn't resist," the victim's nephew Oray Baker said. "He got out of the car and someone put a pistol in his face and he said 'yes, sir' and gave him the keys."
Williams was charged Friday with one felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, one felony count of robbery armed with a firearm and two felony counts of murder while committing another forcible felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
The suspects stole the car and Chicago Police pursued them Wednesday. The car crashed eight minutes later. The 19-year-old driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.Williams was taken to a Cook County Hospital in critical condition after the crash.
Williams is being held without bond, according to the Cook County court records. His next court date was scheduled for Dec. 6.