4 charged after botched hijacking leads to gunfire, high-speed chase

Updated 2/7/2020 6:44 PM

Two Downers Grove residents escaped injury when a gunman fired at them while they tried to prevent four people from stealing their car from their Downers Grove garage, authorities said Friday. The would-be thieves -- two men and two male juveniles -- were apprehended after a high-speed chase that began in Darien and ended with a crash in Chicago.

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