Joliet shooting kills teen

July 17, 2008 8:07:29 PM PDT
A drive-by shooting at a Joliet park has claimed the life of a teenager.Sixteen-year-old Raul Zavala was with friends Wednesday night at Desmond Park. Police say three men in a passing car flashed gang signs. Then one of them leaned out the window and began shooting.

Zavala died at Silver Cross Hospital. Zavala was a junior at Joliet Central High School.

His family says he wanted to become a police officer to stop the kind of violence that took his life.


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