The Senate Majority Leader was traveling in Broadview with her husband last night when their vehicle was taken at gunpoint.
Lightford and McKennie were traveling on South 20th Avenue about 9:45 p.m. yesterday when three people wearing masks stole their Mercedes SUV. Police said shots were fired during the incident, but no one was hurt.
Along with the rise in shootings and homicides, carjackings have become a major challenge for politicians such as Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Gov. J.B. Pritzker.