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.

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.

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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