Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 5/16/13
I should never have to type “murdered 6 month baby”. What type of society are we living in, where  it is a daily occurrence so many young people and in this case a baby gets murdered? It is just so much senseless violence in the world. Rose has offered to help the family out as they grieve their tragic loss. A 6-month-old girl died after being shot five times in Chicago on Monday afternoon while her father was reportedly standing on the curb, changing her diaper on the front seat of a minivan. As police search for the killer of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins, outrage over her death spreads, and the outpouring of grief includes a gesture by the Chicago Bulls‘ Derrick Rose. Rose has offered to help pay for Jonylah’s funeral expenses. Others have come forward to donate money to a reward fund to help find the killer. Tuesday night, that reward fund stood at $11,000. There were over 500 homicides in Chicago last year. Please be safe, thoughts and prayers are with Jonylah’s family.
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