000 REWARD 15 yr old chicago teen HADIYA PENDLETON, who performed with her band last week at the presidential ceremony, was shot in the back and killed tuesday while taking shelter from the rain under a canopy with friends in a park after school let out early. a man jumped the fence and ran at the teens opening fire hitting her and a young boy both of whom ran she collapsed and died he is in critical. she was not the intended target the shooting was related to a gang. many people were holding back tears when they arrived at the hospital and some people were sobbing. 43 people have been shot to death in chicago so far with 7 shot dead on saturday.The president and first lady thought and prayer are with the family All of our thoughts and prayers are with her family a petition urging Obama to attend Pendleton funeral, said he was not aware of the petition and had no scheduling announcement.When asked if Obama had reached out to Pendleton family, Carney said he had no communications to share when Obama talk about violence in America he is not talk only about Chicago He added we may not be able to prevent every act of violence to protect our children, including Hadiya Pendleton and others. Hadiya’s death also came up at a news conference by Mayor Rah Emanuel as a particularly violent January in Chicago draws to a close.Emanuel called Hadiya what is best and urged anyone with information about the slaying to come forward.you are not a snitch the mayor said. You’re a good …Some local news is curated - Original might have been posted at a different date/ time! Click the source link for details.