53-year-old man shot, killed outside home

February 1, 2009 8:01:47 PM PST
A man has been charged with fatally shooting another man during a robbery attempt in the Chicago's Chatham neighborhood.Arthur Marcell Grady, 30, is charged with first degree murder and armed robbery. Police say he shot and killed 53-year-old Ralph Turner who was returning home from a trip to a casino.

The shooting happened near Turner's home in the 8100 block of South Eberhart just before 4 a.m. Friday.

The victim's wife credits police for their quick identification of the suspect.

'I really, really appreciate that they got out there, got the surveillance and the tapes and caught my husband's killer, and that I have peace," Janice Turner said.

Grady appeared in bond court Sunday.

Turner's funeral is scheduled for Saturday.