Louisville shooting suspect arrested as family of victim speaks out
Tyler Gerth’s loved ones say they hope his death will be a “catalyst for peace.”
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The suspect behind Saturday’s fatal shooting in Louisville, Kentucky, has been arrested.
Steven Nelson Lopez was taken into custody by police after being caught on surveillance video opening fire in Jefferson Square Park during a protest against Breonna Taylor’s death.
Lopez will be charged with murder, according to authorities.
On Saturday night, Lopez shot into the crowd of protesters and fatally injured a photographer, Tyler Gerth, 27, who died at the scene despite paramedics’ help.
Another protester was also injured, and Lopez was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
“I am deeply…