Thursday, October 18, 2007


September 10th, abducted in alley on the 2200 block of North Kostner 9 PM, offenders driving gray van..

Victims Hispanic, offenders African Americans.

Three kidnapped from Chicago brought to Oxbow Park in Hammond Indiana. Third victim survived. $25,000 reward for information that leads to identifying and the arrest of the people who are responsible for a kidnapping of both a 36 year old man and a 13 year old boy from Chicago.

Three of the victims were removed from the trunk, forced to kneel and then all were shot in the head. The only one to survive was the third victim. Sanchez died at the scene and Mendoza died three days later. The third victim played dead until the kidnappers fled the scene and then he was able to make it to a nearby nightclub to get help. The victim's car was found several days later parked on the 1300 block of North Monticello in Chicago.

The first kidnapper has been described by witnesses as being a black male about 25 to 30 years old, 5'7" tall with a medium build and short beard and mustache. He was described as wearing a brown hooded sweater with gold lettering, a black cap and black pants.

The second one is described as a black male 25 to 30 years old, 6'1" medium build with a mustache and short beard. He was described as wearing a gray polo shirt, black cap and black pants.

INFO: Call Chicago FBI(312) 421-6700 or the Hammond, Indiana Police Department at (219) 852-2906