Jacquetta Pearson and Marcus Triplett shot to death while sitting in vehicle Tuesday morning in Back of the Yards

A man and a woman shot to death Tuesday morning in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood have been identified as Marcus Triplett and Jacquetta Pearson.

Triplett, 24; and Pearson, 22, were sitting in a dark vehicle in the 5100 block of South Halsted at 8:17 a.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

A white vehicle pulled up next to them, and two people got out and fired shots, according to police.

Triplett, who lived in the same neighborhood; and Pearson, who lived in the West Side North Lawndale neighborhood, were both dead at the scene, authorities said.

Autopsies Wednesday found both died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The suspects drove away after the shooting.

—Chicago Sun-Times Wire

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