VEGAS SHOOTING COPYCAT? Iowa man arrested after firearms found in Chicago hotel room overlooking July 4 festivities
– Keegan Casteel, 32, of Ankeny, Iowa, is facing two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.
– Casteel was arrested in Chicago, allegedly with a .308 caliber rifle, a semi-automatic pistol, and a high-powered scope.
– An employee at the W Hotel made the discovery while cleaning Casteel’s room.
– “Five loaded magazines that he had perched up on the windowsill,” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. “Thank God for that hotel worker who saw something and said something.”