We’re sending our thoughts to Rickey Smiley and his family.
The 51-year-old comedian revealed on his radio show that his 19-year-old daughter, Aaryn, was shot in a road rage incident over the Fourth of July weekend.
According to Rickey, Aaryn was on her way to a Whataburger location in Houston on Sunday (July 5), when she was shot during a road rage incident.
“I’m just so angry right now,” Rickey shared. “I go to bed around 8:30 or 9 o’ clock, and I woke up to text messages.”
Rickey shared that Aaryn underwent surgery at a local hospital there.
“The fact that she’s laying up in the hospital and probably going to have to go into surgery…She’s just crying, she’s scared, and I just hate it.”
Aaryn, who is a student at Baylor University, was reportedly caught between two people firing at each other while waiting at a red light and was hit three times.
“Thanks for your prayers or our daughter,” he wrote in thanks to his fans on Twitter. “I really appreciate the support!”
Later on, Rickey uploaded a video to YouTube, expressing his frustrations about gun violence. Watch it below:
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