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Man shot and killed in Maywood


A Maywood man was shot to death Saturday night in the west suburb.

Police found David Allen, 33, in the backyard of a residence in the 400 block of South 10th Avenue about 11 p.m. Saturday, village spokesman Larry Shapiro said. Allen had three gunshot wounds to the chest, abdomen and leg.

Allen, of the 800 block of South Third Avenue, was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood at 11:20 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

It is the first homicide of the year in Maywood, Shapiro said.

No one was in custody and Maywood police were investigating.

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