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2 in questioned in death of Chicago teen

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Two men were taken into custody Sunday in connection to the death of a 15-year-old, Melissa Stratton a Chicago spokeswoman told The Associated Press.
The two men are 18 and 20 and were taken into custody Sunday morning for questioning. No charges have been filed, Stratton told The Associated Press.
Hadiya Pendleton was shot to death Jan. 29 as an innocent victim in a gang-related shooting, Police told The Associated Press.
The shooting occurred a week after Hadiya performed at President Obama's second inauguration. Hadiya was an honor student and band majorette at King College Prep School, CNN reported.
The killing happened in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood near Obama's Chicago home. Michelle Obama attended Hadiya's funeral Saturday, CNN reported.
Her death has become a national story with the gun control debate in Washington, CNN reported.
Hadiya's death brought attention to Chicago's 507 recorded homicides in 2012, The Associated Press reported.

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