- PHOTOS: Pictures of Hadiya Pendleton
Pendleton was fatally shot on January 29, 2013, in a South Side park where she was hanging out with her friends. The King College Prep high school student was not the intended target.
Just the week before she was gunned down, Pendleton performed at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Her death put Chicago violence in the national spotlight, and brought the president to town to address gun violence.
First Lady Michelle Obama attended her funeral.