Sunday, November 26, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Two people were injured in a shooting that happened near 22nd Ave. and Washington Blvd. on Nov. 25 in Bellwood, according to police dispatch reports.
At around 10:30 p.m., police dispatchers received calls from multiple residents who said that they had heard about 30 shots fired.
When police arrived they discovered two victims on the 500 block of South 22nd Ave. in Bellwood. The victims were rushed to Loyola University Medical Center. Their condition is unknown.
According to police, a black male wearing a black hoodie was seen fleeing the scene of the crime, running eastbound toward 23rd Ave. It’s not known whether or not the suspect was apprehended.
Bellwood police could not be reached by phone on Sunday morning.
Florida woman killed in head-on crash in Bellwood on Nov. 19
A woman from Florida was killed in a head-on collision with another vehicle on Nov. 19, according to a Chicago Sun-Times report. The crash happened at around 2:23 a.m., at Mannheim Road and Twinning Ave., Bellwood police said in a statement obtained by the Sun-Times.
The police said that two people were in each of the vehicles. Linda Iaccino, a 56-year-old woman from Lake Worth, Florida, was pronounced dead at the scene and three other people, their identities not reported, were taken to the hospital.
The Sun-Times reported that one person “is in custody and charges are pending with the Cook County state’s attorney’s office, police said.” VFP
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