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Man fatally shot in Maywood

A man was fatally shot Monday afternoon in west suburban Maywood.

Police received a call of a person shot at 10th Avenue and School Street a few minutes after 3 p.m., Maywood Police Chief Val Talley said.

Officers found 28-year-old Ferris J. Howard with a gunshot wound to his chest, according to Talley and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Howard, of the 100 block of South 15th Avenue in Maywood, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 3:21 p.m., authorities said.

No suspects are in the custody and the case is under investigation, Talley said. Anyone with information should call Maywood police at (708) 450-4471.