Funeral held for Deonte Hoard, Urban Prep teen shot in South Deering

A funeral was held Saturday for 17-year-old Deonte Hoard.

Family and friends said a final goodbye Saturday to a teen whose life was cut tragically short.

A funeral was held Saturday for 17-year-old Deonte Hoard, who was shot and killed last week while walking with a friend near 106th Ogelsby in the city's South Deering neighborhood.

Hoard was a senior at Urban Prep Academy, where he played basketball and ran track.

Police are still looking for the gunman.

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