Thursday, November 4, 2021

Felon on Parole Charged With Attempted Murder in Shooting, Carjacking

By Tim Hadac
Managing Editor
Southwest Chicago Post

A 27-year-old Chicago Lawn man has been charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking and attempted first-degree murder after he was arrested in the 8000 block of South Cottage Grove on Wednesday, November 3.

Monta Anderson, of the 3400 block of West 73rd Place, allegedly shot a 28-year-old man and forcibly took his keys and vehicle back on May 24 in the 4600 block of West 64th Street.

Police offered no details on why they believe Anderson committed the crime.

Anderson is due in bond court today at 26th and California.

According to public records, Anderson has been arrested six times by CPD since 2014, on charges that included unlawful use of a weapon, home invasion with a firearm, failure to appear in court and unlawful use of a weapon by a convicted felon. According to the Illinois Department of Corrections, Anderson was sentenced in 2019 to seven years in prison, but he was released on parole in December 2020.

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