One Dead, Another Wounded in Aug. 28 Bellwood Shooting

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

One man was killed and another man was wounded during a shooting on the 400 block of 24th Ave. in Bellwood, according to a WGN 9 report.

The two men were sitting on their porch at around 9 p.m. on Aug. 28 when a group of people walked up to them and started shooting, police said.

The homicide victim is 41-year-old Jerry McCarter, of Bellwood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. The injured man has not been identified.

According to the report, the wounded man was admitted to the hospital but has already gone home.

So far, WGN reported, police have not made any arrests. Read the full WGN report here. VFP

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