Getaway driver in shooting to be sentenced

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CHICAGO (WLS) -- The getaway operator successful the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton volition beryllium sentenced Tuesday.

It's been 8 year's since her shooting successful a Chicago parkland horrified the city.

The antheral who pulled the trigger is already down bars for a agelong time, but the antheral who helped the shooter get distant volition beryllium sentenced Tuesday.

RELATED: Mickiael Ward, convicted successful Hadiya Pendleton death, sentenced to 84 years successful prison

Pendleton was changeable and killed successful a South Side parkland successful January of 2013, conscionable weeks aft she performed successful erstwhile President Barack Obama's inauguration parade.

Kenneth Williams, the getaway driver, volition beryllium sentenced Tuesday. He appealed for a caller trial, but was denied.

Pendleton's decease made nationalist headlines. Former First Lady Michelle Obama attended her funeral.

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Police said the 2 progressive successful the shooting are pack members, who drove by the parkland and opened occurrence into a assemblage of King College Prep High School students.

The idiosyncratic accused of pulling the trigger, fatally shooting Pendleton and injuring 2 others, Mickiael Ward, was sentenced to 84 years successful situation backmost successful 2019.

Williams faces up to 90 years successful jail.

He is expected successful tribunal aboriginal Tuesday afternoon.

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