- Pregnant woman shot to death at her own baby shower in New York.
- The 31-year-old woman tried to stop the fight that had broken out between her current partner and her ex-boyfriend.
- Sadly, both she and her baby died.
A pregnant woman lost her life as she was celebrating her baby shower. Reports indicate that everything happened at dawn, when her ex-boyfriend arrived at the place and began to fight with her current partner; the fight reached an untenable level of violence and they both took out the firearms they were carrying.
The shooting started and the 31-year-old mother was injured. When the NYPD arrived, authorities found the unconscious woman and she was immediately taken to the hospital; unfortunately, due to the circumstances in which she was found, her life could not be saved, least of all that of the baby, and they both were declared dead. There are no detainees so far, but investigations continue.
Pregnant baby shower dies: The attack
Local media reported on the attack that a pregnant mother received, when she was fatally shot in the face. The 31-year-old woman from Manhattan tried to end a fight between two men at her own baby shower, at dawn this Sunday.
Unfortunately, the young woman tried not to get the situation out of control but she was seriously injured in that fight. Two of her children were at the scene, who witnessed the death of their mother and were affected by the circumstances that led to the woman’s death. Filed Under: Pregnant Dies Baby Shower
Pregnant Baby Shower Dies: Reports That Have Come to Light
According to PIXII, the woman who was fatally wounded is named Shanice Young, 31. Young was expecting her fifth child, but it was not immediately clear how far along the pregnancy was. The young woman’s family had excitedly prepared the Baby Shower to celebrate the arrival of the new member.
Hours later, the tragedy that would end Shanice’s life unfolded. Apparently, it was all about an argument by the father of her children, who found out about the woman’s new pregnancy and went to confront her ex-partner’s partner; the woman was alerted in the early morning about the discussion that was taking place and tried to contain the fight. Unfortunately, the situation ended with his death. Filed Under: Pregnant Dies Baby Shower
Pregnant baby shower dies: The authorities arrived at the scene
According to ABC7, the police responded to the calls, where they reported on the delicate condition of a woman shot on West 128th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard around 1:15 a.m., the authorities quickly went to the site they indicated and began to assist the young man who found himself with a gunshot wound to the head.
The media reported that the police found the 31-year-old “unconscious” and without response, so they tried to continue with the aid protocol. They tried to revive the woman and she still did not correspond to the aid care that the authorities practiced to save her life; on the way she was transferred to the nearest hospital in the area. Filed Under: Pregnant Dies Baby Shower
Pregnant Dies Baby Shower: She was pronounced dead
The media reported early this Sunday that EMS took the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals in Harlem, where she was pronounced dead. Both the baby and she lost their lives; Hospital doctors tried to save the little boy’s life when he became known about the woman’s death but he did not survive.
So far, the police have stated that they have not made any arrests yet, but they are still investigating so they ask for the help of the community informing that if anyone has more information about what happened or where the shooter is, they should inform immediately to the corresponding authorities. Filed Under: Pregnant Dies Baby Shower
Pregnant Dies Baby Shower: How The Argument Happened
The Daily News reported that sources claimed to be present as the fight was taking place. Young’s friends stated that she was trying to break up a fight between an ex-boyfriend and her current partner after the celebration of her baby shower, but as the screams rose, people began to fear for the woman.
“Shanice was standing between the two men who were pushing her and she was trying to calm them down, when her ex-boyfriend fired a bullet at her that went straight to her head outside their apartment building on W. 128th St. near Frederick Douglas Blvd. around 1:15 am ”, declared one of the sources who agreed to speak with the media. Filed Under: Pregnant Dies Baby Shower
How the discussion started
The Daily News, the confrontation started when Young, who was eight months pregnant, and her current boyfriend brought the gifts they received at the baby shower to their building, it was already a little late because they had been partying until the wee hours and not they realized that someone was watching them closely and waiting for their opportunity to intervene.
“(The one with the gun) entered the building chasing Shanice’s boyfriend,” said José Morales, 46, superintendent of the building where the couple lived. “They ran through here, came out the other side and ran down,” added the man who deeply regrets Young’s death.
Tried to make amends
The police gave statements about what became known about the fight between the two men and the pregnant woman. The authorities reported that she went after both subjects of the building and on the street, tried to speak loudly and make him see reason, Young wanted the men to make peace, but everything failed.
“The two men ended up in the street, where Young intervened, trying to make peace between the two men,” according to the police. Young did not imagine that the fight would get out of control, so he considered it feasible to meddle and try to calm the argument with the parents of his children.
A very kind woman
A close friend of Shanice recounted what the woman was like and mentioned that he wanted her statements to be anonymous since he knew the identity of the young woman’s ex-partner and feared for her life. The person commented that the 31-year-old was one of the kindest women he had ever met and that he still found it incredible to know of her death.
“She was there at any time of the day,” said a friend of Young’s, who confessed that they had known each other for quite some time and still couldn’t believe her passing. “If you needed a plate of food or a bottle of water, she was there. If you needed a coat or a sweater, she was there, “he tearfully mentioned to the Daily News.
“I wish it never happened”
The superintendent and witness to the fight that ended the life of the pregnant woman, commented to the media that Shanice was an extremely sweet person and that she still cannot believe knowing that her death came so suddenly and above all, let it be in the building they lived in.
“He was just a beautiful person,” said José Morales, 46, the building’s superintendent. “It’s so sad, I wish it never happened,” commented the man in the middle. Candles and flowers were set outside the building in tribute to Shanice and her eight-month-old baby, who also lost her life.
I had a year living in that building
José Morales commented that Young was relatively new to the building but that she quickly won everyone’s affection. She moved into the building about a year ago to care for her brother and her sick mother. During the time that her mother remained with this disease, the young woman took care and worked to meet the expenses for which people appreciated her.
The girl’s friends, commented to the Daily news that her mother died of cancer after she moved out and Young raised her younger brother and two children over the past year. She had found a new partner and was starting a life with him and the three children when she reported that she was pregnant and apparently her ex-partner did not take the news well.
Opinions rain down on social media
In social networks, people have not stopped commenting on the situation that happened this morning. They mention that at the moment of a confrontation, third parties should not intervene or try to ‘stop’ the fight because they are seriously injured or killed; Some mention that it is the sad reality of New York, which has increased in cases of aggression and that they must stop in some way.
“So disgusting. If she didn’t mind breaking up a possible fight. She is alive now !!! Very sad. ”,“ It is a sad reality that we live in now. Every 5 blocks there are candles on a corner in memory of the senseless death of an innocent person. Sending love and prayers. ”They mentioned some comments.
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