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updated: 10/20/2012 11:26 AM

Chicago high school student shot dead

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Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Police in Chicago say a high school student was shot and killed during a robbery attempt as he left his school on the city's South Side.

The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the victim as 18-year-old Terrance Wright.

Wright was a senior at Banner Academy South High School.

A city newspaper reported five would-be robbers approached Wright as he left the school Friday afternoon in the Jeffrey Manor neighborhood.

Police say the victim fought back and was shot in the chest.

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