Baytown police are searching for three men in connection with the death of Dominic Million, a pregnant 23-year-old woman who was shot and killed by a stray bullet in her apartment.
Another tragic shooting incident has rocked the Baytown, Texas community resulting in the untimely death of an innocent young woman. The victim, identified as Dominic Million, was about seven months pregnant when she was fatally shot.
According to KPCR 2 News, Million was caught in the crossfire between two groups of people shooting at each other from their vehicles in her apartment complex, one group in a maroon car and the other in a white car.
Pregnant woman cradling her belly. | Source: Pexels/freestocks.org
Million, who was in her apartment, was reportedly killed when a stray bullet entered her apartment through the wall and struck her in the head around 6:30 pm on Monday, May 24.
Baytown police responded to the "shots fired" call, and when they arrived at the scene, they discovered Million. The expecting 23-year-old was airlifted to the Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Unfortunately, Million succumbed to her injuries, and she was later pronounced dead. However, doctors successfully delivered Million's baby via C-section. The newborn is currently recovering at Texas Children's Hospital, ABC 13 reports.
No arrests have been made in the case but the Baytown Police Department is appealing to the public to come forward with any information.
According to ABC 13 and KHOU 11, authorities initially believed this was a random killing, but they now believe that Million's apartment was purposely targeted, although she may not have been the intended target.
, a 20-year-old man, was also shot in the back while standing outside the same apartment. He was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital and underwent surgery.
KPCR 2 reports that detectives have identified three persons of interest, Ernest Adams, 22, Shai-Keem Thomas, 20, and Jhakeem Monrose, 19, in connection with the deadly gunfight.
No arrests have been made in the case, but the Baytown Police Department is appealing to the public to come forward with any information regarding this or any other crime.
Crime scene "Do Not Cross" signage. | Source: Pexels/Kat Wilcox
This isn't the first time the Brixton apartments on Garth road, where thefatal shooting
occurred, have made headlines for similar incidences. According to ABC 13, authorities have received over 250 calls to the complex in just one year.
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