A baby shower turned tragic after a suspect shot three attendees after a brawl ensued over gifts.
According to CNN, all was going well until an altercation ensued among the family members over gifts to be presented to the mom-to-be.
The altercation escalated quickly and in no time, a suspect pulled out his gun and opened fire in a crown of about 25 family members and friends who had attended the baby shower.
Three people were shot and injured in the brawl among them a 23-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy.
“This was not an active shooter event, but rather an isolated family incident during a baby shower. The suspect introduced a nine-millimeter semiautomatic handgun,” a senior police officer told the press.
The suspect was arrested and is expected to face charges.
In a separate story, a pregnant woman was horrifically killed after being shot in the head by an unknown gunman.
According to the police, the woman was walking to hwe apartment in the company of her kids and boyfriend when the alleged gunman confronted them.
The suspect is said to be the woman’s ex-boyfriend who had harassed her in the past.
During that incident, the couple attempted to run away into the street.
While outside, the woman reportedly attempted to defuse the situation and tried to stop the incident from escalating into further violence.
Horrifically, she was shot in the head while trying to do that. Immediately after she was struck by the bullet, the shooter fled on foot.
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