Local resident charged with attempted murder


Chad M. Estep

Chad M. Estep, 34, of the 1700 block of W. Ellen was charged with three counts in an incident that happened on a CTA Blue Line platform in the Loop on Aug. 1. 

Estep's arrest occurred following his positive identification as the person who pushed a 46-year-old male victim onto the train tracks between 11:30 a.m. and noon on Aug. 1 at the Dearborn station. 

The accused was taken into custody by the Chicago Police Department at his Ellen St. residence at approximately 5:10 p.m., Oct. 9.

He was charged with one felony count of Attempted Murder - First Degree, one felony count of Aggravated Battery / Public Place and one misdemeanor count of CTA – Trespass On/W/O Paying. 

Today's hearing at Bond Court resulted in a decision of "no bond."



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