Police arrest alleged getaway driver in fatal shooting of Chicago judge
Chicago police have arrested a man who allegedly drove the getaway car in a possible botched robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of a longtime Cook County judge.
Police arrested alleged getaway driver Joshua T. Smith, 37, the Chicago Tribune reports. Judge Raymond Myles, 66, was fatally shot in the incident outside his home early Monday, and his 52-year-old girlfriend was shot in the leg.
Police have said they think the shooting stemmed from an attempted robbery. Myles’ girlfriend was shot first, and then Myles was shot multiple times when he went outside to investigate, police previously said.
Before the announcement of the arrest, police said at least two persons of interest were being questioned.Surveillance video had recorded a 2005 red Pontiac Sunfire at the scene. The car was found on the Far South Side of Chicago.