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Arrest made in railway guard’s shooting death

An East Hazel Crest man was arrested Sunday night in connection with the shooting death of a railway security guard on Nov. 26 in Harvey.

Rashad Williams, 24, was arrested by Harvey police about 9 p.m. in Chicago Heights, according to ABC7 News. Williams reportedly is a convicted felon with a prior record of weapons violations. At a news conference, Harvey Deputy Police Chief Gregory Thomas thanked members of the public for providing tips that led to Sunday's arrest. He said Chicago Heights police helped with surveillance during the investigation. Police said Williams is . . .

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