Pregnant woman shot several times during drive-by in southwest Houston, police say

By Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor, Sophia Beausoleil - Reporter

HOUSTON - Investigators said a 19-year-old pregnant woman remains in a hospital after someone shot her multiple times in a drive-by shooting, according the Houston Police Department.

HPD said South Gesner officers were called to the 6500 block of Willowbend Drive around 7:08 p.m. Monday.

Lt. Alisa Smith said when officers arrived, they saw paramedics working on the 19-year-old victim.

"She was shot twice in the abdomen and once in the elbow," Smith said. "They learned that the female and her boyfriend were walking when suspects drove by in a vehicle and started shooting at them. The female went down, as she was shot, her boyfriend got his gun out and returned fire once and thus far, no suspects have been apprehended."

Smith said the woman was taken to a hospital in stable condition and at last check was undergoing a CAT scan.
 
HPD said they don't have a description of the suspects.
 
They said other witnesses were they are asking more people to come forward with information.

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