Pregnant Woman Gunned Down While Unloading Her Baby Shower Gifts


A 7 month old pregnant woman was fatally shot outside her home while unloading baby shower gifts over the weekend.

The incident happened In Philadelphia, Saturday night around 8:36pm. Officers responded to the shooting on the 6200 block of Palmetta Street.

Upon arrival they found Jessica Covington, 32 year old pregnant woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the head and stomach.

She was transported to a nearby hospital where her and the unborn infant were pronounced dead.

Apparently, the woman was unloading gifts from her own baby shower when she was gunned down.

During the investigation officers found 11 shell casings at the scene.

Officers have not arrested a suspect(s) at this time and are investigating to determine what led to the shooting.

Philadelphia’s Mayor Jim Kenney tweeted Sunday, “the city is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.”


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