Chicago Crime Overnight Report

A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.

• Police searched for a man in a wooded area of Schaumburg this morning after a woman said she was carjacked in downtown Chicago and driven out to the northwest suburb, where the man left the SUV and fled. The woman told police the man approached her near LaSalle and Oak streets, hit her in the face and tried to grab her purse, officials said. The woman then jumped into her SUV and the man got inside too, getting behind the wheel and driving to Schaumburg, police said. Read more

• A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting in Bronzeville on New Year's Day. Clyde Jackson is accused of participating in the slaying of Kelvin Jemison, 28, who was shot multiple times. Read more

• An Evanston man has been charged with shooting another man at a Loop hotel last month. Brian Miller is accused of shooting the 25-year-old during a party on the 22nd floor of the Palmer House hotel at 17 E. Monroe Street. Read more

• About a dozen people were treated after they were overcome by an apparent carbon monoxide leak this morning, officials said. Read more

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