Teenager Who Performed at Obama's Second Inauguration Celebrations Killed

Shot at a park in Chicago


CHICAGO, Jan. 30 (UPI) — A teenage girl who performed during President Obama's inauguration festivities last week was shot and killed in a park on Chicago's South Side, police said.

Hadiya Pendleton, 15, a sophomore at King College Prep was fatally shot Tuesday as she and a group of other students gathered under a canopy in the park not far from the school, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. Police said a 16-year-old boy was wounded.