Pregnant woman shot in Corpus Christi neighborhood, flees in vehicle

Posted at 9:54 PM, May 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-19 22:54:21-04

A pregnant woman was taken to a hospital after reportedly being shot in a Corpus Christi neighborhood.

Police said the incident happened in the neighborhood near the intersection of 17th Street and McKenzie Street at around 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

Investigators said a dispute of some kind led to a pregnant woman being shot. She and another person fled the scene in one vehicle to seek help, while a suspect who allegedly fired the shot fled in another vehicle.

The victim traveled to Ayers and Baldwin where first responders found and transported her to a local hospital. She was said to be in good condition with non-life threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate the incident and are asking anyone with information to contact CrimeStoppers at 888-TIPS.

Investigators described a suspect vehicle as a white Chevrolet Avalanche with a black tailgate.

This is a developing story. We’ll update it with new info as soon as we’re able.