On Friday afternoon, Nykea was pushing a baby stroller in the Parway Gardens neighborhood when two men began exchanging gunfire.
Nykea, who is a mother of four, was struck in her arm and her head in the crossfire. She was prounounced dead at the hospital.
In a post on his Twitter page, Dwyane shared the devastating news and said “enough is enough.”
My cousin was killed today in Chicago. Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal. #EnoughIsEnough
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) August 27, 2016
The Chicago Bulls also released the following statement:
The entire Chicago Bulls organization is deeply saddened by the news of Dwyane Wade’s cousin, Nykea Aldridge. We send our deepest condolences to the entire Wade family during this difficult time.
Please keep Dwyane and his family uplifted in prayer during this difficult time.