Man Charged with Carjacking Couple at Gunpoint

By James R. Scott, The Chicago Times

January 10, 2023

CHICAGO – A Chicago man has been charged in the carjacking of a couple at gunpoint on Chicago’s West Side in December.

Prosecutors said Sederick Wright, 22, has been charged with one felony count of armed robbery, one felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking, and one felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a passenger under the age of 16.

Sederick Wright

According to prosecutors, on December 15, Wright, along with other suspects, allegedly carjacked a 39-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man who were in the 1400 block of South Trumbull Avenue.  The victim’s valuables and vehicle were stolen at gunpoint while three of their children, all under the age of 16, were inside.

Wright was taken into custody on Saturday.