CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Facet girl was carjacked Christmas morning, and she or he says the thieves took the presents that had been presupposed to go to her grandchildren.
The grandmother says she is traumatized however grateful to be alive after one of many carjackers pointed a gun at her head. She anxious she would by no means see her household once more.
“Y’all don’t do individuals like that,” she stated. “Y’all don’t come to individuals and tear their life aside like that on Christmas.”
Kelxrandia Williams says she stopped to get fuel Christmas morning close to Garfield Boulevard and the Dan Ryan Expressway. Then two males, one armed with a gun, demanded her automobile.
“I’ll always remember that incident, what occurred to me, what y’all did to me,” she stated.
Police later discovered her automobile close to sixty fourth and Might, however she stated the presents for her grandchildren had been gone. A few of them had been even changed with garments she had by no means seen earlier than.
“Extra presents and garments and stuff they took from different individuals,” Williams stated. “They simply picked and sorted by the stuff they needed to take and so they left extra stuff.”
She is one in every of greater than 1,400 carjacking victims in Chicago this 12 months. That’s greater than twice the variety of carjackings in 2019.
It was not the Christmas morning she hoped for, however she clings to a silver lining on the day of silver bells.
“I’m glad I used to be spared my life right now on Christmas,” she stated. “I’ll always remember that.”
Police are nonetheless on the lookout for the 2 males who carjacked Williams. They are saying they took off heading west on Garfield Boulevard.