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Chicago Bulls player Dwyane Wade speaks during a news conference Friday, July 29, 2016, in Chicago. Wade who played at Miami Heat for 13 years, joined his hometown team for a two-year contract worth about $47 million. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

Two men charged in shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin


2 men charged in shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin [UPDATE: 2:21 p.m.] 

Chicago police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge, according to CNN. 

Brothers Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, were each charged with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder. 

Darwin Sorrells was also charged with one count of criminal trespass. 

Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielm tweeted saying Derren Sorrells is a documented member of the Gangster Disciples. He was out on parole.

His brother, Darwin, was on parole for a gun charge. In January 2013 he was sentenced to six years, but was released early. 

Dwyane Wade comments on the death of his cousin in Chicago shooting

"My cousin was killed today in Chicago," he tweeted out. "Another act of senseless gun violence. 4 kids lost their mom for NO REASON. Unreal. #EnoughIsEnough"

Nykea Aldridge, cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade, was pushing a baby stroller near a school when she was fatally shot in a crossfire on Chicago's south side.

Authorities say two men were shooting at a third man when Aldridge was shot to death.

Police say two suspects are in custody. Aldridge's baby was not injured and has been taken in by a relative.

The day before, Wade tweeted: "Every 16 mins someone in Chicago is killed by a firearm."

The three-time NBA champion was raised in Chicago.

He signed with his hometown Bulls this offseason after spending 13 years with the Miami Heat.

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