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Texas authorities are looking for the person or persons responsible for the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child in a shooting near a Texas gas station.
Jennifer Hernandez, a 20-year-old mother expecting a boy, was just a day shy to celebrate her baby shower when she was shot while riding in a car with her boyfriend on a Houston street , in Texas. Relatives confirmed to KTRK-TV.
#Onlyon13: Deputies are searching for the killer who shot Jennifer Hernandez in a drive-by shooting this weekend. She was eight months pregnant and her baby shower the very next day. I spoke to witnesses who jumped in to help only on @abc13houston at 6 p.m. pic.twitter.com/Wlmlfy2oW3
— Brooke Taylor (@ABC13Brooke) September 19, 2022
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said Hernandez was eight months pregnant at the time of her death.
Her friend – the driver of the vehicle – was shot twice but survived.
It was unclear if he was the father of her unborn child.
According to a press release
The couple had just exited a Shell gas station on Friday when a white four-door sedan with tinted windows and a paper license plate sped past them and fired several shots at them. the couple’s car.
“According to the driver, he said there was no interaction from the start,” said Sergeant Ben Beall, who speculated the shooting may have been a road rage incident. the station said. “They pulled up here at the gas station to the west of us and said he had no idea where the vehicle was coming from. He came out of nowhere and started shooting at it.
No arrests were made.
Along with her baby’s impending arrival, the outlet reports, Hernandez was also set to open a nail salon.
A GoFundMe has been set up to help offset Hernandez’s funeral expenses.