CHICAGO (CBS) — A suspect has been charged in connection with the killing of a lawyer in north suburban Northfield.

The medical examiner says Stephen Shapiro, 72, was gunned down in his home Monday night.

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John Gately III, 66, is accused of killing Shapiro. He was taken into custody after a standoff with police in Winnetka a few hours later. Gately has been charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder. He is due in court Thursday morning.

Credit: Northfield Police

Police say it was a domestic-related incident, but it is not clear how the two knew each other.

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Stephen Shapiro, a partner at Mayer Brown law firm in Chicago, was killed in a domestic-related shooting at his home in Northfield, Illinois, on Aug. 13, 2018. (Credit: Mayer Brown)


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