CMPD Investigating West Charlotte Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

From, December 4, 2013

CMPD Officers are on the scene of a deadly shooting in west Charlotte Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened after 2 a.m. at an apartment building on Leake Street off of West Boulevard and Billy Graham Parkway.

Police confirmed the female victim died after shots were fired into her apartment.

Investigators say a 19-year-old pregnant woman was asleep on the couch.

Officers arrived at the Little Rock Apartments and say they found the woman shot.

Eyewitness News spoke with a woman, who says her niece lives inside the apartment that was shot into. She says her niece and three other women were sleeping inside the apartment when gunshots rang out.

The women woke up and found the victim shot on the couch. The victim was rushed to the hospital.

She was expecting her first child.

Several police cruisers are parked outside the crime scene.

Right now, it is unclear what led up to the incident.

Police are canvassing the neighborhood.

The woman’s name has not yet been released.

Investigators say it is unclear what led up to the shooting, but are canvassing the neighborhood and interviewing people in the area.

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