HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Officials say a security guard at a Canadian National Railway facility in suburban Chicago is dead after a fatal shooting.
City of Harvey spokesman Sean Howard alleges that a man near the railway facility on Saturday evening was trying to steal a car when he crashed a vehicle, ran out and shot the security guard. The car was abandoned and the alleged shooter ran off. Harvey police and other agencies are searching for the shooter
The guard was shot in the abdomen and taken to Advocate South Suburban Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. On Sunday, the Cook County medical examiner's office identified the victim as 38-year-old Tyrone Hardin of Riverdale.
Railway spokesman Patrick Waldron says the guard worked at the facility in Harvey as a third-party contract security guard.