UPDATE: Tyrese Bell fatally shot cabbie Chinedu Madu, stole camera that captured attack, prosecutors say

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor A parolee admitted that he “f–— up” when he fatally shot a 51-year-old cab driver Thursday night in the North Lawndale community, prosecutors said. Chicago Carriage Cab driver Chinedu Madu picked up Tyrese Bell and drove him to the 1200 block of South Albany Avenue, where Bell pulled … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Six killed throughout Chicago

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Five men were fatally shot and a woman was stabbed to death last week in Chicago. The most recent killing happened when 35-year-old Michael Harrison was shot while standing on a sidewalk in the 0-100 block of South Kostner Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood about 10:40 … Read more →

Tyrese Bell charged with murder in slaying of cab driver Chinedu Madu

Tyrese Bell / Photo from Chicago Police A West Side man on probation for a drug conviction allegedly shot and killed a cab driver in the North Lawndale neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said. Tyrese Bell, who turned 24 Sunday, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery to a peace officer, police said. Bell is … Read more →

Tyrese Bell

  • Arrested: Jan. 9, 2015
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Jan. 8, 2015 death of Chinedu Madu.

Photo credit: Tyrese Bell / Photo from Chicago Police