Police question person of interest in deadly Oak Park carjacking

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OAK PARK, Ill. -- A person of interest is being questioned by police in Oak Park in connection with a deadly carjacking.

Chris Florez, 24, his girlfriend and her 6-year-old daughter left their Dodge Challenger running as they stopped at Redbox at a Jewel Osco near Roosevelt Rd. and Harlem Ave.

But in just a moment's time, a man ran for the car and jumped in. Florez grabbed the wheel from the outside, trying to stop him, but the man took off.

Christopher Florez, 24

Surveillance footage shows the car speeding down Roosevelt Road. Florez was dragged nearly half a mile and died.

Oak Park police questioned someone yesterday but so far no charges have been filed.

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to pay for the funeral expenses.

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