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Philadelphia: Soon to be mom fatally shot in the head and stomach after attending her own baby shower

Soon to be mom was fatally shot in the head and stomach after attending her own baby shower on Saturday night.

KYW reported, the woman had been unloading gifts when she was fired upon.

In a statement, the Philadelphia Police Department said the 32-year-old was shot about 8:35pm on the 6200 block of Palmetta Street.




Officers took her to Einstein Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 9:06pm and her unborn child was pronounced dead about 10 minutes later, police said.

Deputy Police Commissioner Christine Coulter told KYW the pregnant woman had been carrying baby shower gifts when she was shot.

“There was an officer a couple blocks away who heard the shots. When they came here, they discovered her shot several times,” Coulter said.



“The person that did this couldn’t be more cowardly.”

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney tweeted on Sunday the city is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

“This news is deeply upsetting and heartbreaking. My heart goes out to the victim’s loved ones during this painful time,” Kenney wrote.