Man sought in fatal shooting of Chicago-area security guard

HARVEY, Ill. (AP) " Police in suburban Chicago are searching for a 24-year-old man wanted in the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Canadian National Railway facility in suburban Chicago.

Harvey police officials said during a news conference Thursday they are looking for Rashad Williams of East Hazel Crest in the death of 38-year-old Tyrone Hardin of Merrillville, Indiana, on Saturday. A first-degree murder warrant has been issued.

Police say the shooting occurred while Williams was fleeing after allegedly stealing a car. Police say he also shot at a second person.

Hardin was a father of a 5-year-old and stepfather of four. Family said he was working a second job at the rail yard to earn money for Christmas.

Harvey Police Deputy Chief Gregory Thomas appealed to Williams to turn himself in.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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