Two Injured in Nov. 25 Bellwood Shooting

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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3 thoughts on “Two Injured in Nov. 25 Bellwood Shooting”

  1. I hope that the Bellwood Police Department capture the perpetrator that did this horrible shooting. I didn’t know that Bellwood is having major issues with the gun violence.

    Q:) So…what did the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Peace March that took place in July 2017 was all about? It really didn’t make a huge difference, because it was treating the symptoms, and not really treating the cause of the gun violence.

  2. Shooters don’t care about peace marches, if’ you’re willing to go out shooting people there’s something wrong with your state of mind to begin with.

    1. TOM: I totally agree with what you typed. I was just stating about the peace march that the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity that IL State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch did in July. It was treating symptoms and not really treating the root cause of the gun violence epidemic that is happening in Maywood and spreading towards Bellwood.

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