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2 alleged gang members held in Chicago shooting death

CHICAGO — Two men charged in the death of a 15-year-old Chicago honor student were ordered held without bail Tuesday at a hearing in which prosecutors contended the shooting happened while they were hunting for members of a rival gang.

Hadiya Pendleton died after being shot in a park about a mile from the Chicago home of President Obama on Jan. 29, just days after she performed during Obama’s inauguration festivities in Washington. Her death was among dozens of homicides in Chicago last month, though her background and ties to Obama thrust her death into the national headlines.

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