ROAD RAGE SHOOTING VICTIM IS COMEDIAN RICKEY SMILEY’S DAUGHTER
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Comedian Rickey Smiley says his daughter was one of four people hurt during a road rage incident on Houston’s south side.
During an interview on his morning show, Smiley said his daughter, Aaryn, was shot twice. “I go to bed around 8:30 or 9 o’ clock, and I woke up to text messages,” he explained. “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.”
Police say it happened around midnight on the feeder road of Highway 288 near Holcombe.
I’m Smiley, whose real name is Broderick Dornell, said his daughter was going to Whataburger to get something to eat around the time of the shooting.
Meanwhile, police are still looking for the shooter.
According to investigators, it all started with an altercation at a separate location. During the altercation, police say the victim’s car, a black Infiniti, was at a red light when the suspect pulled up to it and opened fire.
Three people inside the Infiniti managed to drive to a hospital for help.
Aaryn Smiley was caught in the crossfire at a red light.
The three other victims are expected to survive.
Police say they don’t have any information on the suspect or suspects or the vehicle they were driving. Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.