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Boy shot to death while cleaning up neighborhood

Chicago-AP -- A 12-year-old boy who was shot to death while helping to clean up his Chicago neighborhood apparently was shot by mistake.

Police say they are questioning three "people of interest."

A police spokesman says investigators believe Rene Guillen (reh-NAY' GEE'-ehn) was mistakenly shot by gang members.

Rene and other children were cleaning up their South Side neighborhood yesterday when youths on bicycles opened fire on them.

Residents and community leaders prayed for peace today near the site of the shooting. Candles and a photograph of Rene were placed at the scene.

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