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Charges filed in the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, cousin of Bulls star Dwyane Wade

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CHICAGO – The Chicago Police say two men have been charged with the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge.

The mother of four was shot in the head and arm as she walked with her newborn baby Friday afternoon.

Relatives say she had just registered her three oldest children for school.

Aldridge is the cousin of Bulls star Dwyane Wade.

Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Derren Sorrells, 22, and his brother,  Darwin, 26, are charged in the case.

He wrote Derren Sorrells is a documented member of the Gangster Disciples and is currently on parole. Darwin Sorrells is also on parole for a gun charge.  Guglielmi tweeted Darwin Sorrells was sentenced to six years in prison in January 2013 and released early.

Chicago Police have called a press conference for 11:30 a.m. to discuss the arrest of the Sorrells brothers and the charges that were filed overnight.

This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.

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