Man, 19, charged with fleeing police in chase involving SUV tied to Little Village nurse's murder

CHICAGO (WLS) -- No charges have been approved for the fatal shooting of a nurse in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood.

According to the Chicago Police Department, two people were arrested Friday after leading police on a chase in a vehicle wanted in connection with the shooting.

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The 15-mile police chase started Friday around 11:47 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Sawyer Avenue in Little Village, police said.

Illinois State Police said they spotted the vehicle around 11:52 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 94 at 74th St., according to a statement.

The vehicle crashed into another vehicle at 75th St. and Lafayette Ave., and the driver and passenger were taken into custody for questioning a block away near 75th and Perry Ave., officials said.

The vehicle involved in the pursuit was wanted in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Frank Aguilar, police said.

Police said Sunday that 19-year-old Armando Lopez has been charged with fleeing from police. But no charges have been filed for Aguilar's death.

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On Tuesday, Aguilar was in Little Village to visit his family and do laundry. He was carrying a laundry basket in the 3700 block of West 32nd St. when someone in a gray SUV drove by and opened fire, police said.

A wake and funeral for Aguilar is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.
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