Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. Pendleton, who had performed in President Obama's inauguration festivities, is the latest face on the ever-increasing homicide toll in the president's hometown. (Associated Press)

Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. Pendleton, who had performed in President Obama's inauguration festivities, is the latest face on the ever-increasing homicide toll in the president's hometown. (Associated Press)