Chicago Infant Shot 5 Times Dies in Gang-Related Shooting

Mail, March 12, 2013

A 6-month-old Chicago girl who was shot five times while her father was changing her diaper died of her wounds Tuesday, authorities said.

Jonylah Watkins died at Comer Children’s Hospital, where she underwent surgery following Monday afternoon’s attack, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said. Her father, Jonathan Watkins, was also wounded and remained in critical condition at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Police on Tuesday were scouring the South Side neighborhood of Woodlawn, where the attack happened, for security camera footage or any other clues as to who carried out the attack. Witnesses said the gunman approached Jonathan Watkins at around 1 p.m. and opened fire on him while he was standing beside his minivan and changing his daughter’s diaper. She was on the front seat.

{snip} It wasn’t the family’s first brush with Chicago’s gun violence. The girl’s mother, Judy Watkins, was shot in the knee while she was pregnant with Jonylah, according to the woman’s mother, Mary Young.



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  • StillModerated

    Chicago’s problem is not gun violence, but rather black violence. The courts need to sentence the more vicious ones to a life sentence in Africa — with no right to return. No leftie lawyer would be willing to set up shop in Monrovia.

    • Cid Campeador

      There would be a lot of Black filled planes. The expense might be well worth it. There is NEVER going to be racial peace in this country.

  • LastBastionOfHope

    How long until the gang member’s mother comes running out saying “MY SON IS AN ANGEL! He has no guns, he is a good boy!”?

    • The__Bobster

      He be shot in da back! He wuz goin’ t’ be a crappa, bassetball playa, brain sturgeon…..

    • Not quite!


      • StillModerated

        Dat not his gun, he wuz holdin’ it fuh a fren n’ $#!+ gnome sane?

        • Morris LeChat

          it was he’s auntie guns. he be, was, be-izez g’wan to he’s auntie house tuh gibs huh huh guns

  • Mark Luger

    Have adults in this nation lost their minds.?? Where areAl & Jesse on this crime?

    • The__Bobster

      There’s no money in it for them.

      • joesolargenius

        You hit the nail right on the head Bobster ,loudmouth Al and Jackass Jesse are all about the Benjamins or benjy bucks as I have aptly named them.

        • Sherman_McCoy

          I call them FRBBBN.

          Federal Reserve Benny Benarnk Bloat Notes.

          Got Gold?

    • LaSantaHermandad

      What I want to know is where the “youfs’ are getting their ammo. I can’t find any.

  • Jim Crow

    One less “honah stoodent” to deal with!

  • The consensus among the Chicago blogs I read is that this father was using the baby as a human shield, not changing her diaper in a van. He knew that there was a gang hit out there on him, as he was a ‘banger himself.

    • JackKrak

      Had to be using the baby as a shield – there’s no other explanation for how something that small could be hit 5 times in a drive by

    • The__Bobster

      That seems to make a lot more sense. I can’t see how such a small target could’ve been hit five times by accident,

      Congoids have also been known to use their ninnies as weapons or as speed bumps when being pursued by the popo.

      • ncpride

        It does make more sense, especially since she was supposed to be laying on the front seat, and was still hit 5 times? Something defiantly fishy here.

        • He was changing the diaper, while parked in front of his house …. likely story.

          Wouldn’t most people go back inside to do it, instead of doing it on a car seat?

    • Yorkshireman.

      Perhaps baby was waving her arms and giving the wrong gang signs.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      As opposed to a white man who would throw himself in front of his family if threatened.

      • Michael_C_Scott

        I would walk carefully away from Ariadne so she wouldn’t be hit by overpenetration and bone fragments. Being afraid of this “stuff” is just silly, but then nobody is out to shoot me so it probably doesn’t matter.

    • scott81

      Sounds most likely, if he was changing the baby on the front seat as we are lead to believe he would have had his back to the footpath and would have been approached from behind and would have taken those 5 slugs to his back. There’s no way a baby lying on a seat could have taken 5 bullets if he wasn’t holding it in the line of fire

      • ncpride

        Another article reported the baby was hit in the lungs, bowels, shoulder, leg and chest, while the father was only hit in the buttocks and side. Suspicious, huh?

    • pcmustgo

      I have heard of this type of thing before.

    • Morris LeChat

      yeah, the larger target, they “father” wasn’t hit, but the smaller target was hit five times. Not likely.

  • bigone4u

    Blacks and guns do not mix. The two together are like some kind of spontaneous combustion waiting to happen. It’s the old itchy trigger finger syndrome. The only upside for whites, asians, and Hispanics to the tragic story of blacks with guns is that most of the damage is confined to blacks. Keeping guns in the hands of law abiding citizens and out of the hands of black thugs should be one of the nation’s highest priorities, but of course it’s not.

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      Blacks and machetes/clubs/knives don’t mix either. See Rwanda 1994 (800,000 dead in 100 days).

      • tjs3023

        Ah, the good old days. If blacks here could only be this determined to wipe themselves out.

    • Dr. X

      Well, Democrats have the PERFECT answer to the problem! Confiscate all the guns from law-abiding white people! Sure! THAT will stop all the blacks from shooting children! Ask any Democrat and they all agree! (Of course, the white Democrats all have a weapon stashed somewhere for themselves… like Joe Biden’s shotgun he tells his wife to fire off the porch if she hears any strange noises). F—ing hyprocrites!

      • Luis

        The late author William S. Burroughs said, “Every time there’s a mass shooting, they always want to take away the guns from those who didn’t do it”.

      • It’s illegal to own a handgun in Chicago today….notice how laws don’t apply to negroes?

        It’s time that so-called ‘law-abiding’ citizens take arms anyway, in defiance of anti-Constitutional laws as in Chicago and other areas that put the productive society at mortal risk.

        It’s clear that the race war IS coming….be prepared and armed.

    • thoughtcrime1933

      Blacks and civilization don’t mix. Nuff said

  • MekongDelta69

    I called ‘Hizzoner’ Rahm Emanuel on the phone before and when I ‘axed’ him about this, he simply replied,

    “Jes’ strate thuggin’ brah. Nahmeen? Nahmsayin’?”
    It was worth droppin’ a dime to hear that.

  • Morris LeChat

    one less #*%^skin

  • Paleoconn

    You won’t see Al and Jesse anywhere near this story because there is zero shekel shakedown potential and there is no white perp.

    • Luis

      With emphasis on ” NO WHITE PERP”. That’s the most important thing. If this guy and his kid were shot by Jimmy Lindholm, Frank Martinson or Jeremy Piakowski, Chicago Bantus would be chimping out.

  • New Rise

    Gotta give the man credit for changing the infant’s diaper. That doesn’t happen very often.

    • IstvanIN

      he would have thrown the dirty diaper and baby-wipes on the ground.

    • Greg Thomas

      That’s why I don’t believe it.

      • StillModerated

        That’s where he hid the crack cocaine.

  • Lygeia

    It sounds like the executioners targeted the baby as well as the man.

    • tjs3023

      We all know that that baby would have grown up to be just as successful as it’s daddy.

      • Anonymous

        Dude. That is one cold shot!
        We’re claiming to be better than they are.

        • CharlesFinley

          An accurate observation or prediction is not a cold shot.
          And we are not “claiming” to be better than they are.
          They demonstrate that they are the worst. It is a fact.

        • Michael_C_Scott

          I’m not claiming that. I’m just a whole lot smarter.

    • LaSantaHermandad

      Tragic. A six month old baby! These people are walking horrors. They have no compassion nor a scintilla of responsibility.
      Read what they do to baby girls in SA.
      ILana Mercer- Into the Cannibal’s Pot.

    • StillModerated

      Little ones grow up to be big ones.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    I guess old Watkins there figures he can always just make another baby, so holding one of his crotch-fruit in front of him like a cop holds a bulletproof clipboard is A-OK.

    • Gerónimo Anónimo

      It’s just more proof of what savage beasts they are.

  • Something’s telling me the baby’s Swedish

  • Boo Hoo. Every bullet saves us welfare money.

  • odious liberal

    The face of negroism.

  • Felix_M

    Celebrate Diversity!


    • Diversity is BS—it’s about literally destroying Whites……under the guise of ‘equality’…Bull Crap.

      • pcmustgo

        Hey guys, especially ENGELMAN… just got back from eating at a late night mexican restaurant, where an Asian-American female made a comment, randomly (she was sitting a table away from me) about some place that had a lot of “generic white female personalities”. Wow. That stung. Pretty rude she said that loud enough for me to hear. I was about to go approach her table and let her have it. Her crew was all asians, except for one, sort of sad looking white male.

        Welcome to Diversity.

        • Michael_C_Scott

          My wife’s Japanese, and I’d have told that piece of work off. I’ll bet anything you like she would have shut right up. Out in public. Sayaka is quite outspoken about how much she hates Chinese; she could have joined in.

          These comments by them are the sign of a massive inferiority complex on their part.

      • Pelayo

        Does anyone think maybe a military takeover is in order? Maybe all these evil Bolsheviks and the mind numbed A Holes need to be relieved of their duties and then we can start with a clean slate.

        • Anonymous

          Well I have to say that you could walk around in Madrid in safety at any hour of the day or night when el Generalísimo was in power. Not so much now!

  • Thor Bonham

    Yes and life goes on …

  • Toad

    Is it really against the law for blacks to shoot each other in Chicago?
    When did this law happen?

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Don’t worry; the Bolsheviks will just ban more of someone else’s guns over the matter.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    R-style livin baby! Nature in the rough is seldom mild…

  • MBlanc46

    There are some very strange stories of children being hit with stray bullets in Chicago gang shootings, but this one really takes the cold. Six months old really must be the record.

  • Jesse

    What a surprise….gun violence in the ghetto…… this is news????

  • These people aren’t human.

  • Fed Up

    It’s a cultural thing! The brainless killings. Something us Whites just can’t be expected to understand!

  • Michael_C_Scott

    Once again, we are treated to the moronic term “gun violence” instead of the more accurate “negro violence”. It takes a peculiar and uniquely arrogant attitude on the part of editors to expect subscribers to pay money in order to be lied to in this fashion.

  • Young Werther

    I thought Farrakhan was going to clean up that situation?…wonder how much the government gave him for this latest job? The government gave him a million dollars back in the 1990s to buy guns for the *private security guards* in one of the projects…uh let’s see now…what kind of math problem can you think of?

  • phineas

    just thinning the heard!

  • PBL


  • Morris LeChat

    he found a use for niglets

  • Morris LeChat

    something tells me we are going to get lucky and lose at least one more when spontaneous blackness breaks out at “da fooneruhh”.

  • thoughtcrime1933

    No surprise that a subhuman uses its spawn as a “human” shield. This is VERY common place with this creatures. Here is another story in which a subhuman uses its stipend as a shield. Here is a link

  • drofmanythings

    Chicago is changing from a classy and enlightened city to a degrading urban mess. Now it has declared itself a sanctuary city, making matters worse. It will continue to incrementally decline as demographics change. Pathological communities, as in Detroit, will ultimately dominate around the central business core, but civility and relative safety will survive as a suburban contrast to minority culture and violence around downtown. The fruits of progressive policies have come home to roost long ago in Chicago, but soon there will be no money to maintain all those entitled dependents of The Machine. Such a pity. The rest of Illiinois is a quite reasonable place to live, work, and raise a family.