Suspect questioned in murder of 6-month-old girl

Chicago police are questioning someone in connection with the murder of a 6-month-old girl.

Jonylah Watkins was shot in the head while sitting on her father’s lap in a parked mini-van, in the 6500 of South Maryland in March.

Watkins died a day later.

Her father was shot three times, but survived.

Police believe he was being targeted by rival gang members.

The family’s pastor says they’re grateful for how hard detectives have worked on the case.

Charges have not been filed, but they could come later today.

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2 comments

  • Vet

    Let the baby's killer be now arrested Chicago Police should have arrested this creep a long time ago if they knew who it
    Was. Gang bangers to stop it for real.

  • BearArms

    And they should also arrest the father for being a gang member and charge him with his daughters death as well.

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