First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at the funeral for a 15-year-old shooting victim. Hadiya Pendleton performed at a 2013 inauguration event days before she was gunned down near her school in Chicago.

Pendleton’s tragic and senseless death highlighted the growing concern over gun violence in the United States. Her family says they don’t want her death to be about politics

and want the focus to be about Hadiya, a popular student who loved to dance.