Prayer vigil planned in response to beating death outside club
Residents will hold a prayer vigil this evening (Wednesday, November 7) in the wake of the fatal beating of Mariano Lopez.
Residents will hold a prayer vigil this evening (Wednesday, November 7) in the wake of the fatal beating of Mariano Lopez this past weekend outside Tropical Latino, 626 S. 5th St.
Alderman José G. Pérez is helping to coordinate the vigil, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. at 626 S. 5th St. Alderman Pérez is asking anyone with information regarding the Lopez homicide to contact the Milwaukee Police Department as soon as possible at 414-935-7360. “This was a senseless tragedy, and I am urging those with information to come forward so that justice can be served,” Alderman Pérez said.
According to news reports, the beating took place after a large group of people confronted Mr. Lopez and a friend outside the club at approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday, November 4.
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