'Welcome to Chicago': Carjacking Caught on Camera During Dave Portnoy's Barstool Sports Pizza Review

Nick Kangadis | March 15, 2021
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While we report weekly on weekend shootings in the city of Chicago, another criminal trend has beseiged the city - carjacking. It's become such a problem in Chicago that - just by chance - a popular daily video series caught a carjacking live in the background while recording their latest episode.

Barstool Sports Founder Dave 'El Presidente' Portnoy was filming his daily "One Bite" pizza review while on location in front of the Art of Pizza restaurant in Chicago when they realized that a carjacking had just been committed while giving said review.

"Did that guy get carjacked?" Portnoy asked the cameraman. "That guy just got carjacked?"

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Portnoy couldn't believe what had occurred directly behind him while also right in front of a couple of Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers. It sounded as if the carjacking suspect hit the CPD vehicle while speeding away from the scene.

Here's video of the incident (Warning: Some strong language):

For those that know about the crime that plagues the city of Chicago, a carjacking happening is just another day ending in "y." But, Portnoy ended his review perfectly for someone relatively new to the city.

"That's our review. Welcome to Chicago."

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