College-bound teen fatally shot

Marcel Pearson

A teenager who was murdered Tuesday night was supposed to go to his college orientation Thursday.

17-year-old Marcel Pearson was planning to attend Western Illinois University.

Pearson was walking through a park near 92nd and Eggleston, when someone got out of a white mini-van and started shooting.

He was hit in the chest and died.

No arrests have been made.


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