Tag: Shooting

One Dead In March 4 Drive-By Shooting In Maywood

Sunday, March 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The scene of a drive-by shooting that happened on March 4 on the 1100 block of South 6th Ave. in Maywood. | VFP 

One person is dead after a drive-by shooting that happened on the 1100 block of South 6th Ave. in Maywood, according to Maywood police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Police Confirm That Bellwood Officer, Wife Were Victims In CMU Shooting

Friday, March 2, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis. | Facebook/Twitter (via Detroit Free Press) 

Central Michigan University police have confirmed that the victims of a fatal shooting that happened Friday morning on the college’s campus are James Eric Davis Sr. and Diva Jeneen Davis of Plainfield, Ill., according to an article in the Detroit Free Press.

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Breaking: One Person Reportedly Shot Thursday Afternoon in Maywood

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain | @maywoodnews || Updated: 4/21/17

One person has been wounded after a shooting that happened Thursday afternoon in Maywood, according to Maywood police.

The April 20 incident happened at around 3 p.m. on Thursday on the 600 block of South 13th Avenue. Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley said the victim, identified as 18-year-old Christian D. Gilkey, is in stable condition.

Talley said that officers have one person in custody in connection to the shooting, but he could not identify the suspect at this time.

According to people who were in the vicinity, at least 10 rounds were fired. The condition of the victim is currently not known.

Saturday stabbing

On Saturday, April 15, police responded to calls of a stabbing on the 100 block of South 10th Avenue, Talley said. The incident happened during the evening. The specific time of the incident hasn’t been confirmed.

Talley said that the victim, Floyd Peppers, was stabbed multiple times but survived. The offender, Sebastian Hotchkiss, was taken into custody.

More info as this story develops. VFP 

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