Two men charged in fatal shooting of Nykea Aldridge, Dwyane Wade’s cousin
It is a heartbreaking story. Nykea Aldridge, a mother of four, was pushing her stroller down the street in Chicago when she was caught in the crossfire of a couple of men, and she was shot in the head and arm and died. Aldridge happens to be the cousin of Dwyane Wade, which brought this to national attention.Two men have been arrested for the shooting, reports NBCChicago.com.
Two adult brothers have been charged with the murder of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge on Friday, Chicago police said Sunday morning.... Derren Sorrells... is a documented gang member and was on parole for motor vehicle theft and for escaping custody, police said....
Darwin Sorrells... was a co-conspirator in the crime, police said, and was also on parole for a gun charge. He was sentenced to six years in prison in January 2013 and released early in February 2016, according to police....
Johnson said the Sorrells brothers approached another man nearby and opened fire, targeting an individual who “was driving females from a suburb to Chicago in a fair exchange program.”
Wade tweeted this on Saturday, referring to the violence in his home city.
The city of Chicago is hurting. We need more help& more hands on deck. Not for me and my family but for the future of our world. The YOUTH!— DWade (@DwyaneWade) August 27, 2016