Thursday, February 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
One person is dead after a shooting that happened on the corner of 19th and Randolph, according to Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley.
Talley said that Reginald Hooks was shot multiple times during the shooting, which took placed on Feb. 20. The chief didn’t give a time when the shooting occurred but said that Hooks died the next day at around 8:30 a.m. from his wounds.
Talley said that this is the village’s fourth homicide so far this year, equalling the total amount of homicides that took place in all of 2016.
Two raids in a day
Talley said that two raids took place on Thursday. He said the first raid, conducted by Maywood Police officers, took place at 100 Hugh Muir Lane at around 5 a.m. on Feb. 23.
Police arrested Robert Jackson, 37, during the raid. Jackson had just been released from prison, Talley said.
In addition to the arrest, police retrieved a 9 mm Smith & Wesson handgun, 300 grams of cocaine, an undisclosed amount of cannabis and around $700.
Jackson is currently awaiting charges, Talley said.
At around noon on Thursday, officials with the Illinois Liquor Commission raided Maywood Food & Liquor, located on the 1800 block of St. Charles Rd.
Talley said that the commission had been notified that the store had inventory containing stolen beer. As of Thursday afternoon, that’s all of the information Talley had on the raid.
More as this story develops. VFP