Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose Pays for Slain Chicago Baby’s Funeral

Even with being on the road to recovery, missed Chicago Bulls front man, Derrick Rose is taking time out for the community. Derrick Rose has offered to pay for the funeral of the six-month-old Chicago girl who was shot five times earlier this week. Jonylah Watkins was killed while having her diaper changed by her father Jonathan Watkins, who police believe was the intended target of the shooting. According to Chicago's ABC 7, a family spokesman said injured Bulls star is prepared to pay for Jonylah’s funeral. Watkins remains hospitalized while police search for the killer. Jonylah's mother was shot in the knee last spring while she was pregnant with the little girl. We will continue to keep lil’ Jonylah’s family in our prayers. Your Jersey Girlfriend, Marcelle English

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