Teen killed, 2 others wounded in Park Manor drive-by

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A teenage boy was killed and two other males injured Wednesday in a drive-by in Park Manor on the South Side.

Parrish Dejean, 17, and the two others were southbound about 9:50 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Lafayette Avenue when someone in a white sedan fired shots at them, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

They continued driving to the 7400 block of South Stewart Avenue in Englewood where they called police and the Chicago Fire Department, police said. Dejean sustained a gunshot wound to the head, and an 18-year-old was shot in the back. The third male, whose age is unknown, was shot in the chest.

Dejean and the 18-year-old were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition, and Dejean was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m., police said.

An autopsy Thursday ruled his death a homicide.

The third male took himself to the same hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said.

Area South detectives are investigating.

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