So Sad: Dwyane Wade’s Cousin Gunned Down In Chicago Street While Pushing Her Baby

- By Bossip Staff


Dwyane Wade Cousin Shot And Killed In Chicago

Nykea Aldridge, cousin of NBA super star Dwyane Wade, was gunned down in a South Side Chicago street yesterday while walking with her children. The mother of 4 was struck once in the arm and once in the head when two men started shooting at eachother and Nykea got caught in the crossfire.

According to CNN, Nykea had nothing to do with the violent daytime shooting, she was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Nykea Aldridge was pushing a stroller down a South Side Chicago street Friday afternoon when several men started shooting at each other.

One of the bullets hit her in the head. Another struck her in an arm. She died about 45 minutes later at a hospital.
Her aunt, Jolinda Wade, told CNN affiliate WLS that Aldridge was headed to an elementary school when she was shot.
“She wasn’t bothering nobody,” said Wade, whose son is Dwyane Wade, the 12-time NBA All-Star who recently signed a contract with his hometown Chicago Bulls. “She was just going to register her kids at school.”

So sad for D-Wade and Nykea’s 4 children. Our condolences to his family.

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Donald Trump used the Wade’s tragedy as an opportune moment to try to get African-American support. Real classy.


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