One Person Dies After Maywood Shooting On Oct. 19

Friday, October 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10/20/18

One person was injured and another person is dead after a shooting that happened on early Friday evening, according to Maywood Police.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired inside of Hillary and Cook’s Barbecue restaurant, 1200 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood.

When they arrived, police discovered two victims. Lawrence Williams, 43, of Maywood, was transported to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 4:13 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Another victim, Christopher Burks, was transported to Loyola, where he is in stable condition, authorities said.

Maywood police are currently investigating the shooting as a homicide. Anyone with information concerning this case is encouraged to contact the Maywood Police Department Investigation Division at (708) 450-4471. VFP 

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