Slain Chicago Infant Jonylah Watkins' Funeral Held Today

No arrests have been made in the case of the 6-month-old who was was shot and killed while sitting on her father's lap.

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Jonylah Watkins (family photo)

A funeral for 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins, who was shot and killed while sitting on her father's lap, is being held in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood today, WGNTV reports. The infant survived emergency surgery but died the next morning. Police say they believe her father, Jonathan, was targeted by a rival gang member.

No arrests have been made in Jonylah's murder. "At this point we think there's a lot more he can help us with, but he is in fact cooperating with the investigation," Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told WGNTV.

Read more at WGNTV.

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