Hadiya Pendleton, 15, was shot to death Jan. 29 in a Chicago park.
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These undated booking photo provided by the Chicago Police Department show Kenneth Williams, 20, of Chicago on the right and Michael Ward, 18, of Chicago on the left. These two men are charged with murder Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, of Chicago. Pendleton was shot to death Jan. 29 in a park about a mile from President Barack Obama's home on Chicago's South Side. Just days before her death, the band majorette was among the performers at events for Obama's inauguration.
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Two Chicago gang members charged Monday in the death of a 15-year-old honor student mistook her and her friends for members of a rival gang and attacked the group in retaliation for a shooting that injured one of the men over the summer, according to police. Hadiya Pendleton died after being shot in a park on Jan. 29. Michael Ward, 18, and Kenneth Williams, 20, were taken into custody late Saturday.