Man charged with fatal Aurora shooting held on $1 million bond

Kane County prosecutors say Ivan Valles drove to Fernando Carapia’s home in the 300 block of South Spencer Street, where someone jumped out of the vehicle and shot him to death.

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A man was found guilty of kidnapping a mall security guard and robbing phone stores Nov. 1, 2016 in suburban West Dundee.

A man is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of Fernando Carapia Jan. 15, 2021, in Aurora.

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An Aurora man was charged with two counts of first-degree murder for allegedly driving the vehicle used in the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man last week in the western suburb.

Ivan Valles, 20, was ordered held on $1 million bond Tuesday in connection with the murder of Fernando Carapia about 4:45 p.m. Friday, Aurora police said.

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Ivan Valles

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Kane County prosecutors say Valles drove to Carapia’s home in the 300 block of South Spencer Street, where someone jumped out of the vehicle and shot him to death.

Valles was arrested early Saturday morning when police raided a home after an hours-long standoff blocks away from the site of the shooting.

Aurora police are still conducting an active homicide investigation in connection with the incident.

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