FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAYWOOD MURDER SUSPECT CHARGED YESTERDAY
Mahone Held On Four Charges Including Murder After Being Apprehended By Maywood Police
Dennis Mahone, 22 years old of 1119 S. 7th Avenue in Maywood, was charged yesterday (Sept. 3rd) with murder, aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Mahone is being held in Cook County jail pending further legal action.
Mahone was apprehended at 4th and Quincy in Maywood yesterday morning after being a suspect in a shooting that occurred shortly after midnight on Wednesday near 1st and Wilcox. The victim of that shooting was Samuel Brooks, age 20 of Chicago. Brooks was shot in his left calf while riding his bike.
Mahone is also suspected of fatally shooting Vincent Cole on August 8. Cole, age 19 of 207 S. 10th Avenue in Maywood, was shot multiple times while sitting in a car at 1020 S. 5th Avenue in the village.
“The apprehension of this suspect was the result of vigilant ground work by police officers and investigators with help from the community and great assistance from the state’s attorney office,” Maywood Police Chief Timothy Curry stated.