Marshawn Hilson of Peoria shot to death in Marquette Park

Marshawn Hilson of downstate Peoria was shot to death early Wednesday in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The 18-year-old Hilson got out of a vehicle and approached a group of males at 2:03 a.m. in the 6300 block of South Talman, ccording to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Someone in the group then pulled out a gun and opened fire, according to police.

Hilson suffered three gunshot wounds to the chest and one to the left side of the head, and was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 3:58 p.m., authorities said. He lived in the 2900 block of West Krause Avenue in Peoria.

As of Thursday afternoon, no one was in custody as Area Central detectives continue investigating.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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