Man charged with forcing way into Bobby Lloyd’s West Englewood apartment and killing him

Bobby Lloyd was at home Thursday morning in West Englewood when a man forced his into the apartment and started shooting.

Waddel Adams | Chicago Police

Waddel Adams | Chicago Police

Prosecutors have 31-year-old Waddel Adams with the murder of the 30-year-old Lloyd, and a judge has ordered him held without bond.

Adams, who lives in Englewood, was arrested about 15 minutes after the shooting in the 6700 block of South Throop, police said.

Adams was identified as the armed suspect who forced his way into Lloyd’s apartment at 11:47 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Laflin, Chicago Police said. Adams allegedly fired a gun at Lloyd, striking him multiple times in the chest and torso.

Lloyd was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died about an hour later, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy determined he died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide.

Adams has been charged with first-degree murder, murder while committing another forcible felony, home invasion with a firearm, and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, according to police.

On Saturday, he was ordered held in the Cook County Jail without bond, court records show. He is due back in court on Tuesday.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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