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Bills Shaq Lawson pays for little girls funeral who was shot 35 times in South Carolina

Oct 30, 2016; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson (90) sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the second half at New Era Field. The Patriots beat the Bills 41-25. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The 25-year-old former Clemson player revealed that upon hearing of the tragic death of Ja’Naiya Scott, he felt compelled to assist for her funeral.

“It could have been my little sister,” Lawson, who grew up 20 miles from Ja’Naiya’s hometown, told Greenville News on Wednesday.

“I’ve got a little sister around that age, and it could have been one of my family members,” he said.

Ja’Naiya was shot and killed on Sunday after someone entered her home in Anderson. She was shot more than 35 times, occurring at 1:30 a.m., according to the reports. Her 18-year-old sister and her 11-year-old cousin were both wounded, and remain in critical condition.

Shaq Lawson the Bills pass rusher is from right down the road of Ja’Naiya’s family and offered to pay for funeral expenses. Such as sad event, please pray for the family.

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