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Baseball player donates $10,000 to the family of slain Sikh deputy

(CNN)Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal had a deep impact on his community, and that includes Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa.Dhaliwal -- the first Sikh to become a deputy at a Houston-area sheriff's department -- was gunned down while conducting a traffic stop Friday. On Monday, Correa, a 25-year-old from Ponce, Puerto Rico, visited the family, giving them $10,000."Thank you Sandeep for everything you did to help others here in Houston and Puerto Rico!" Correa tweeted Monday. "Rest In Peace you'll always be remembered!"Correa said he felt especially connected with Dhaliwal because the 42-year-old officer had helped citizens of Correa's native Puerto Rico in the devastating aftermath of 2017's Hurricane Maria."When I heard he went to Puerto Ric ...
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