The tragedy surrounding the death of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton has affected Michelle Obama and others in the White House. The FLOTUS will attend Pendleton’s funeral Saturday, February 9, says a White House official who requested not to be named.
Just one week after performing during President Barack Obama’s inauguration in Washington, DC with her high school band and drill team, a 15-year-old student was shot and killed on the South Side of Chicago.
Chicago shootings hit another high note over the weekend when as many as six people were killed and 15 others were wounded during a shooting sprees erupting Friday (Nov. 30). According to authorities, five of those killed were fatally shot, while the sixth person was stabbed.