Pregnant Woman and Unborn Child Shot and Killed In Lawncrest Area

by Alex Lloyd Gross

Nov 21,2021

As the city of Philadelphia creeps towards a new record number of homicides, two more people are now added to that list. . Last night, November 20, 2021 a woman who was seven months pregnant was shot twice. In the head and stomach.


This happened on the street  at 8:35 PM,. on the 6100 block of Palmetto Avenue, which is near Tabor Road and Benner Street.  The woman was rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center. The mother was pronounced dead at 9:06 PM.The unborn baby was pronounced at 9:15 PM.  No arrests have been made.  Detectives are looking for security footage that may have captured the incident. Identity has not been released pending next of kin notification.

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