One Man Fatally Shot In Maywood June 9

Monday, June 10, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

A Maywood man is dead after a shooting that took place in the village on Sunday, according to Maywood Police.

Maywood Police Lt. Dennis Diaz said during an interview on Monday morning that officers responded to a shooting on the 200 block of South 16th Ave. in Maywood, at around 1:15 p.m. on Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found Tavon Watkins, 23, lying on the ground. He had sustained multiple gun shot wounds, Diaz said. Watkins was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, where he was pronounced dead at 1:53 p.m., according to the Medical Examiner’s report.

Diaz said that, so far, no suspects are in custody and the shooting is still under investigation. Anyone with information on the shooting should call Maywood Police at (708) 450-4450. VFP

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