What we know about Steven Lopez, the suspect in the fatal Louisville protest shooting
Dramatic video appears to show the gunman shooting near peaceful protesters who gathered in the park.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A frequent participant in Louisville’s month of protests has been accused of fatally shooting a photographer in the city’s Jefferson Square Park after a dispute with another person.
Steven Nelson Lopez, 23, is facing charges of murder and first-degree wanton endangerment, Louisville Metro Police officials said Sunday after releasing his arrest citation.
Lopez is accused of killing Tyler Gerth, a 27-year-old Louisville photographer who had become a vocal supporter of the protests.
At 8:59 p.m. local time Saturday, MetroSafe Communications reported multiple gunshots being fired in Jefferson Square Park. Arriving officers found one person…