Police: Pregnant woman, child dead in shooting; man critical

Authorities say a pregnant woman and her child were killed in a double shooting that critically injured a man in north Philadelphia. (Screenshot/NBC 10 Philadelphia)

Authorities say a pregnant woman and her child were killed in a double shooting that critically injured a man in north Philadelphia. (Screenshot/NBC 10 Philadelphia)

A pregnant woman and her child were killed in a double shooting that critically injured a man in north Philadelphia, authorities said.

The woman, described as approximately in her 30s, was shot once in the chest just before 6 p.m. Friday, police said. A 40-year-old man was shot in the chest and left shoulder, police said.

WPVI-TV reported that police said two or three men began firing shots at a minivan occupied by the victims.

The male victim drive to Temple University Hospital with the female victim, who was pronounced dead minutes after she was shot, police said. An emergency C-section was done and the newborn was also pronounced dead, police said.

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The male victim was listed in critical condition. No arrests were reported and no weapons have been recovered.

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