The city of Chicago had more homicides than any other metropolis in the country, but that statistic means nothing to those mourning Jonylah Watkins a six month old little girl who was shot numerous times yesterday as gunmen attempted to kill her father whom which did not die, was shot in the buttocks, the face and is reportedly in the hospital in stable condition “The infant died Tuesday morning after several surgeries to repair injuries from five bullets that tore through her body the previous afternoon”, family spokesman Pastor Corey Brooks said. “I was trying to help her,” he told the Chicago Sun-Times after learning his daughter had died. “They told me she didn’t make it.
“The city of Chicago should be outraged that a 6-month-old baby could be shot and killed in our city”… Brooks told NBCChicago.com. “It’s horrific.” Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, also added that the shooting has “very strong gang overtones.” “This is another tragedy, because no child, certainly not an infant, should be a victim of gun violence,” McCarthy said at a press conference.
It was just a few weeks ago when we reported another notorious slaying of honor student, on the 15-year-old high-school majorette Hadiya Pendleton just days after she performed during President Obama’s inauguration weekend.That incident initiated herto be the face of the national gun-control debate. Click here to read full>>> story
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