Pregnant woman and unborn child die after shooting in Jackson

Police in Jackson, Mississippi are looking for suspects in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child Wednesday night.

The coroner has identified the woman as 23-year-old Keyunta McWilliams. She was eight months pregnant.  According to police, she was shot multiple times and she and her unborn child died at the scene.

Police released surveillance photos of the suspects in the shooting.

They say the men followed McWilliams from a nearby gas station in a silver BMW with a Texas tag number that reads PLY5622.

This makes December 2021 the deadliest month in Jackson history with 19 homicides so far, breaking June’s record of 17.

Six homicides occurred in the city last weekend alone.

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