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7 Months Pregnant Mom Shot Dead In Philadelphia While Unpacking Baby Shower Gifts

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Pregnant Philly Mom Fatally Shot While Unpacking Baby Shower Gifts

Pregnant Philly Mom Fatally Shot While Unpacking Baby Shower Gifts

A young Black mom in Philadelphia who was seven months pregnant was shot in her head and stomach after leaving her own baby shower, police have reported.

According to NBC 10 Philadelphia, 32-year-old Jessica Covington was unloading gifts from her baby shower when a gunman opened fire just steps away from her front door.

Officers reportedly took Covington to Einstein Medical Center after arriving on the scene, there she was unfortunately pronounced dead at 9:06 p.m. and her unborn child was pronounced dead about 10 minutes later, CNN reported.

 

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No weapons were recovered from the scene and no motive for the senseless killing been reported.

The Philadelphia Inquirer recently reported that police were questioning a suspect but they’re still collecting evidence and charges were not yet filed.




Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney tweeted Sunday that “The City is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest,” along with a contact number for citizens to call with information.

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