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Waukegan Man Arrested for Two Murders in Two Counties

(Waukegan, IL)  A man behind bars in connection with a murder in Cook County, is now being linked to a double shooting in Lake County. Alejandro Lopez of Waukegan is accused of first-degree murder in the Saturday night shooting death of 21-year-old Stanley Butler III in Evanston. Police in Waukegan say earlier that same day, the 19-year-old is accused of shooting two people in Waukegan, killing 36-year-old Luis Amaya, and injuring a man in his 40’s. A 5-million-dollar warrant for both murder and attempted murder was issued for that incident. Lopez is currently being held without bond in the Cook County Jail. He’s due in court on September 28th…no Lake County court dates have been set.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (9-9-21)



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