crime of stealing a car from a victim by force

Carjacking is the act of stealing a vehicle, like a car. At least an estimated 49 thousand cases of carjacking happen each year.[1] One of the most important carjackings was during the 2014 shooting in Ottawa.


  1. "Car Jacking Statistics". Archived from the original on 2020-10-01. Retrieved 2020-04-04.