CHICAGO (WLS) -- Tyrese Bell, 23, has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a cab driver in the city's West Side last week, police said.
Cab driver Chinedu Madu, 51, was fatally shot during an attempted robbery in the 1200-block of South Albany Thursday after picking up a fare downtown.
Madu had emigrated from Nigeria and had been working a seven-day week despite having pneumonia. He leaves behind a wife of five years and a son.
Bell faces a first degree murder charge as well as three felony counts of aggravated battery to a peace officer and is scheduled to appear in bond court Sunday.
Tyrese Bell, 23, charged in shooting death of cab driver
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