32-year-old mother of four, Nykea Aldridge, was shot to death while walking her baby in a stroller in Chicago, Illinois. Aldridge was shot in the head and arm, but her baby escaped injury. Aldridge is the cousin of basketball star, Dwyane Wade. A day prior to the shooting, Wade complained about the violence in his hometown. After the shooting Wade tweeted on Twitter, "My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal. #EnoughISEnough."
Darwin Sorrells Jr. and Derren Sorrells have been arrested as suspects in the fatal shooting
Aldridge was hit in crossfire between parolee brothers, Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26 and Derren Sorrells, 22 and a rival gang member. Chicago has one of the highest murder rates in America, largely due to gang violence. There is crime and violence around the world. However, when you identify a particular area in a nation with a significantly elevated level of crime, a task force is needed [which the Judiciary Report previously recommended in this column and the mayor later stated he would do Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Asks For Resignation Of Police Chief After Laquan McDonald Shooting And Forms Task Force (Video)].
As many raids and round ups as necessary until you get it right, to root out the problem. You can’t have criminals holding society hostage. So many innocent bystanders have been shot in Chicago. Most people in society are law abiding. To those who choose to do wrong, you have sent the message you wish to be locked up and so be it…