Houston Texans’ DeAndre Hopkins Will Donate NFL Playoff Check To Family Of Jazmine Barnes

“When I see Jazmine Barnes’ face, I see my own daughter.”

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will donate his playoff game check to help the family of murdered 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes.

https://twitter.com/YahooSports/status/1080877854965919745

Hopkins tweeted, “when I see Jazmine Barnes’ face, I see my own daughter.” The star’s earnings will go towards covering funeral costs and support efforts by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office to find the killer.

https://twitter.com/DeAndreHopkins/status/1080860040481902593

Barnes, her three sisters, and mother, LaPorsha Washington, were driving when an unknown man pulled up alongside them and opened fire. Jazmine died in the backseat as a result of her wounds.

Police believe the family was targeted at random.

Authorities say the unidentified gunman is a bearded white male in his 40s, wearing a red sweatshirt, according to Ms. Washington’s 15-year-old daughter, who got a glimpse of the suspect.

Shomari Stone of NBC DC noted a fund that was created by social media activist Shaun King to help gather information to on the suspect. The reward for any info leading to his arrest has reached $100,000.

https://twitter.com/shomaristone/status/1080873790178017280

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