A news conference seeking the public's assistance in finding the gunman who killed Hadiya Pendleton is staged just a few feet away from the shelter where Pendleton was shot and killed,

 

              A news conference seeking the public
A news conference seeking the public's assistance in finding the gunman who killed Hadiya Pendleton is staged just a few feet away from the shelter where Pendleton was shot and killed, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Chicago. Hadiya, 15, who had performed in President Barack Obama's inauguration festivities, was killed in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. The city's 42nd slaying is part of Chicago's bloodiest January in more than a decade, following on the heels of 2012, which ended with more than 500 homicides for the first time since 2008. It also comes at a time when Obama, spurred by the Connecticut elementary school massacre in December, is actively pushing for tougher gun laws. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)