Dwyane Wade's Cousin Shot Dead Pushing Stroller

A spokesman for the Chicago Bulls said: The entire Chicago Bulls organization is deeply saddened by the news of Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge.

Pastor Edward Jones, a source close to the family, told the Associated Press (AP) that the 32-year-old was on her way to register her children for school as they had recently relocated.

Wade responded to his cousin's death via his twitter account as reported by Fox Sports, "My cousin was killed today in Chicago".

Wade confirmed the report about his cousin's death on Twitter with a post: "4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON".

Chicago Police said she was not the intended target and they are now questioning two men in connection with her death.

One man was questioned by police on Friday in connection with the incident.

A little later Saturday afternoon, Trump added his condolences to Wade and his family.

Last year, the police department said it confiscated almost 7,000 illegal guns. That's also more than 80 percent higher than at the same point in 2014, when the city ended the year with just over 400 homicides - the least in a half-century.

Wade would go on to point out how really bad this type of crime is in his native Chicago, stating that "every 16 minutes someone in Chicago is killed by a firearm".

But Trump, who would be the most impulsive president in modern history, just couldn't help himself. Not for me and my family but for the future of our world.

Wade's mother, Jolinda Wade, a pastor at New Creation church, spoke on behalf of the family Friday outside the hospital where Aldridge was pronounced dead. Recalling her appearance on ESPN the day before she said she had agreed to do the town hall, "never knowing that the next day we would be the ones that would actually be living and experiencing it". Nephew Darin Johnson was shot twice in the leg in 2012 but recovered.

But the tragedy over Nakiya Aldridge's shooting turned to controversy early Saturday morning when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared to use her death as a way to brag about his standing with black voters. According to the authorities, the baby did not get hurt and a relative was given the child's custody.

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