MAYWOOD, Ill. — A family dispute ended in shots being fired during a funeral service in a Maywood church early Friday.
According to the Maywood Police Department, officers responded to the Rock of Ages Baptist Church on the 1300 block of West Madison Street Friday morning on reports of a dispute.
Upon arrival, officers attempted to defuse an argument inside of the church when an individual pulled out a gun and fired shots. Two people were taken into custody.
Police said the victim of the shooting has non-life threatening injuries and is expected to recover.
No further information has been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Several agencies assisted at the scene, including Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police, and Bellwood Police.
A Bellwood police said an officer was involved in a crash on the way to the scene. A detective sustained two broke fingers at the incident in Maywood while taking a person in custody.
Anyone with information of this incident are asked to contact the Maywood Police Department at 708-368-4131 or the anonymous tip line at 708-450-1787.