Funeral for 17-year-old Urban Prep student held Saturday

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CHICAGO-- An Urban Prep academy student, killed in a drive- by shooting, is laid to rest.

Deonte Hoard's funeral took place Saturday at Saint Andrews Temple.

The seventeen- year- old was killed monday when he and a friend were going to play basketball.

Someone in a passing SUV fired shots hitting hoard in the chest near 106th and South Yates in Englewood.

Hoard played basketball and ran track at Urban Prep.

His mother says he was looking forward to going off to college.

Police have made no arrests in the case.

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