A teenage girl who performed recently performed at the presidential inauguration was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon on Chicago’s South sSide.
1Hadiya Pendleton, 15, had just left King College Prep School in the 4400 block of south Drexel.
She went with friends after class to a park on 45th and Oakenwald Avenue, about three blocks away from the school.
An armed man ran toward the group of people she was with and opened fire before running away.
Pendleton was shot in the back. A 17-year old boy was also wounded in the shooting
The Chicago Tribune reports that police say they do not believe Pendleton was the intended target.
Just last week Pendleton performed in Washington, D.C. with her classmates at a presidential inauguration event.
No arrests have been made.