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- A 26-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder and other crimes after he allegedly led police on a South Side chase this week that ended with the death of a man working on his stalled pickup truck, police said Wednesday.
Paul Forbes, 26, of the 10300 block of South Rhodes Avenue, is expected to appear in Cook County bond court Thursday, Chicago police said in a statement Wednesday evening.
He was charged with murder, aggravated fleeing, aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, all felonies. In addition he was charged with driving on a suspended license, a misdemeanor, disobeying a red light signal and driving without registration.
Forbes was arrested and charged in the fatal crash that happened Monday at 7:35 p.m.
Police had stopped Forbes for a traffic violation in the 7500 block of South St. Lawrence and he allegedly fled in his vehicle at a high rate of speed as police officers were approaching his vehicle.
But you know who'll get blamed anyway.