Arrests Made in Shooting Death of Dwyane Wade's Cousin

Brothers Darwin Sorells Jr. and Derren Sorells are charged with first degree murder in the Chicago shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, Wade's 32-year-old cousin.
2:22 | 08/29/16

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All right, now on to the death of dwyane wade's cousin putting Chicago gun violence in the spotlight. Two suspects, brothers who were on parole for previous gun charges now in custody and ABC's Alex Perez is in Chicago with the latest. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Good morning, Amy. Dwyane wade has long spoken out against the violence here in Chicago. His cousin was walking down the street with her newborn when she was killed. Less than 24 hours after the three-time NBA champion dwyane wade made this appeal to end gun violence. We can start a conversation. We can start the work today and hopefully eventually you know, we can stop it. Reporter: His own cousin nykea Aldridge gunned down on the south side. We got a female shooting suspect. Reporter: Now brothers, Darwin and derren Sorells are charged with first degree murder. These two offenders are the prime example of the challenge we face here in Chicago with repeat gun offenders that don't care who they shoot. We got a crime scene at 6350. Reporter: Friday the mother of four heading home with her newborn baby after registering her kids for school was struck by cross fire during an altercation between the Sorells and another man and wade tweeting another act of senseless gun violence. Four kids lost their mom for no reason and using the #, enoughisenough. Her life was cut short by gunfire from two convicted felons who were both out on parole. Reporter: Sunday the Aldridge family tearfully remembering their beloved nykea. Too soon. Too soon she was taken away from us. Reporter: The city's murder rate up a staggering 48% this year and police say about 6,000 illegal guns have been recovered since January. That's more weapons than new York and Los Angeles combined. The system is broken. Reporter: Last month at the espys, he took part in a moving speech with fellow NBA players. To end gun violence in places like Chicago, Dallas, not to mention Orlando. It has to stop. Reporter: Nykea's newborn was not injured now with other family members and those suspects due in court today. Thanks for the lest on that.

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