- Associated Press - Thursday, February 20, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) - Murder charges were filed Thursday against a man accused of firing shots in a Chicago Transit Authority pedestrian tunnel that left one person dead and two others injured.

Interim police Superintendent Charlie Beck identified the suspect as Torrez D. Cathery, 23, of Chicago. Cathery, who was arrested in suburban Oak Park, has 22 prior arrests, including one in January for criminal trespass, Beck said.

U.S. Marshals Service agents, who were involved in the investigation into the shooting with Chicago police, had to taser the suspect before placing him under arrest, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

The shooting occurred Monday, with 24-year-old Edward Charleston shot in the abdomen and chest and pronounced dead at the scene. A second man was shot in the head and the arm, while a 19-year-old woman was shot in the lower back.

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