Congresswoman Robin Kelly Statement on the Shooting Death of Nykea Aldridge

CHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–August 26, 2016.  I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the tragic news that Nykea Aldridge, a young, devoted mother of four, was senselessly shot and killed on the South Side today while pushing her baby in a stroller. I just spent the morning with Nykea’s aunt, Pastor Jolinda Wade, at a Congressional Symposium on Black Women and Girls in Hyde Park, only to learn of the horrific news about her beloved niece this evening. I want to express my deepest, most heartfelt sympathy to Nykea’s family for for their immeasurable loss that now leaves four innocent children without a mother. My continued and undiminished hope is that we will ultimately prevail in our struggle to enact common sense gun reform that will protect our young mothers, our children and our communities.

Source: http://robinkelly.house.gov