Early Tuesday morning a knife-wielding man entered a local Walgreen’s in Gage Park on the corner of 55th & Kedzie, where he proceeded to stab two Walgreen customers and one employee. The assailant has been identified as Daniel Lopez of the 5100 block of South Spaulding. He was captured as he was leaving the store.
Daniel Lopez, a 21 year old Hispanic male has been charged with the stabbings and was admitted to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. He is charged with (2) count of attempted murder in the first degree and (1) count of aggravated battery. A motive for the crime is not known.
Lopez was expected in bond court today but was unable to attend since he is still hospitalized according to Chicago Police reports.