Cab driver fatally shot in North Lawndale robbery attempt

The cab driver who was fatally shot during an armed robbery attempt in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood has been identified as 51-year-old Chinedu Madu.

Police are searching for the shooter, who investigators said have been a customer who tried to rob the victim in the 1200-block of South Albany Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday. Madu was shot in the chest.

Madu, of the 500-block of East 33rd Place, was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

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