$1 million bond for man charged with 2015 fatal shooting of Ismael Lopez in Back of the Yards

Chicago Sun-Times

Juan Vasquez | Chicago Police

Juan Vasquez | Chicago Police

A man was ordered held on $1 million bond Sunday, charged with the fatal gang-related shooting of Ismael Lopez last spring in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Juan A. Vasquez, 20, was charged with first-degree murder for the shooting that stemmed from a years-long gang dispute, according to Cook County.

Vasquez, of the 6000 block of South Wolcott Avenue, allegedly shot and killed Lopez, 24, on the afternoon of April 29, 2015. The shooting happened in the 4800 block of South Winchester Avenue.

Lopez, of the 1500 block of Elm Street in Berwyn, was struck in the abdomen and died a short time later.

Authorities said eyewitnesses identified Vasquez as the shooter.

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