US Pregnant woman killed in Columbia, Maryland; baby in critical condition

20:17  01 august  2020
20:17  01 august  2020 Source:   cnn.com

Rebecca Mir: pregnant because of - currently no baby in sight!

 Rebecca Mir: pregnant because of - currently no baby in sight!

A pregnant woman was fatally shot in her home on Friday night in Columbia, Maryland, the Howard County Police Department said in a statement.

a car parked on the side of a road: A Howard County Police Department car in Maryland © Howard County Police Department A Howard County Police Department car in Maryland

Rabiah Ahmad, 30, was 28 weeks pregnant and taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she later died, the statement reads.

Physicians at the hospital delivered the baby, who was reported in critical condition, HCPD said.

Police said multiple bullets were fired from outside into the house, one of them striking Ahmad. No one else was injured.

Several unrelated people live in the house. Detectives are investigating whether anyone there was targeted, the statement said.

Police are offering a $5,000 reward for any information on the incident.

Police charged a California woman with murder after she gave birth to a stillborn baby. Now the state's Attorney General is condemning it .
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an amicus brief on Friday in support of ending the prosecution against a woman who was arrested and charged with murder after delivering a stillborn baby with toxic levels of methamphetamine in its system. © Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images Xavier Becerra, California's attorney general, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Chelsea Cheyenne Becker, 26, delivered a stillborn child on September 10, 2019, that medical professionals believed may have been exposed to drugs while she was pregnant.

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