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'Intentional hit-and-run' leaves 1 man dead

April 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A party turned tragic on Sunday when a fight led to a group of partygoers being run down, leaving one dead.Police have arrested Marquis Dejon Jailes, 25, who they say was behind the wheel.

Click in the Eyewitness News Story Window above to watch Wendy Burch's report from the scene of the hit-and-run

A fight broke out around 1 a.m. at a party in Winnetka. Police asked Jailes to leave, but he instead got into someone else's car and allegedly drove it into a several people. Maziar Tehrani, 29, was killed, and two women were hurt, including the owner of the car that hit her.

According to police, the suspect then fled the scene and ran to a nearby house, where he told the residents that he had been shot. When police arrived, they connected him to the hit-and-run.

No charges have been filed yet, but the man could face murder charges.

 

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