Dog that was in carjacked vehicle in south suburbs found

Photo credit Homewood Police Department

HOMEWOOD, Ill. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A dog has been located after it was in a vehicle that was carjacked in south suburban Homewood just before 6 p.m. Friday.

The victim told police he had been standing outside his car when a man wearing all gray clothing who appeared to be in his 20's got in the driver's side of the victim's white 2015 Subaru sport-utility vehicle, according to police.

The victim got into the driver's side of the SUV and police said the suspect took out a gun and drove off. The victim fell out of the vehicle as it began to move.

An 11-month-old Golden Retriever puppy named Cooper was in the SUV at the time. Police are still searching for the SUV and the suspect.

Listen to WBBM Newsradio now on Audacy!
Sign up and follow WBBM Newsradio
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Featured Image Photo Credit: Homewood Police Department