The biggest tragedy gripping the nation right now is the senseless shooting and killing of a 7-year-old girl who tragically lost her life while traveling in a vehicle were her siblings and her mother on a highway.
DeAndre Hopkins wants to do whatever he can to help out the family.
The Houston Texans wide receiver took to social media and stated every penny from his NFL Wild Card round playoff paycheck will go to the family.
“I’m pledging my playoff check this week to help her family with funeral costs and to support @shaunking @SherriffED_HCSO @SylvesterTurner in bringing this man to justice. On Saturday, I will be playing in your honor, Jazmine.”
7-year-old Jazmine’s mother, LaPorsha Washington, was also hit in the attack, but survived. Her three sisters suffered minor cuts from shattered glass. A manhunt has been going ever since as authorities continue to scower the area for a white man with a beard who appears to be in his 40s.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said, “There was nothing to indicate that the family did anything wrong in any way … They were simply just driving along the service road when this happened to them.”
Social activist Shaun King has announced a $100,000 reward is being offered for info that leads to the arrest of the killer.