Pregnant woman shot 3 times after suspect breaks into apartment

Pregnant woman shot 3 times after suspect breaks into apartment

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A pregnant woman was shot three times during a home invasion in Hickory Hill.

Police were called to the Legacy Apartments around 6 a.m. on Thursday. Someone was banging on doors, and a citizen directed officers to an apartment that was open.

Officers walked inside and found blood on the living room wall, on the bed and on a pillow, according to a police narrative. Three shell casings were also found on the floor near the bed, and a projectile was in the blinds.

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Police then received a 911 call about a shooting.

A woman said she was at home in the Legacy Apartments when a female suspect kicked open the door, walked into the bedroom, and shot her. She said the suspect then took her cellphone, walked out of the apartment, and drove away in a white four-door Mercedes.

The victim told police she started knocking on doors and screaming for help, but nobody answered, according to the police report. She ran a mile to a friend's apartment in the 3100 block of Ridgeway, which is where she called 911.

The victim was taken to Regional One and is in stable condition, according to police. She is 18 weeks pregnant.

Police released video of the getaway car following the shooting.

Home Invasion and Aggravated Assault 6430 Lost Oak Drive Report #1804013127ME

Home Invasion and Aggravated Assault 6430 Lost Oak Drive Report #1804013127ME MEMPHIS, TN – On Thursday April 26, 2018, at approximately 6:17am officers responded to a shooting, located at 3180 Ridgeway where a female advised she had been shot while she was inside her apartment located at 6430 Lost Oak Drive. The victim advised she was lying in the bed when someone entered her home and shot her multiple times. The victim pretended to be dead until the suspect left. The victim advised she ran from her apartment to a friend’s house for safety. Surveillance video captured a white Mercedes Benz sedan leaving from the scene. The suspect is described as: A female about 4’11”, 120lbs, light complexion, wearing a black ball cap, with dark clothing. The suspect’s vehicle: white Mercedes Benz 4 door sedan No arrest has been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous. You can also submit your tip at http://www.crimestopmem.org where you will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. You can submit anonymous tips from our free and secure mobile app by searching your app store for “P3 Tips”. If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. About the Memphis Police Department The Memphis Police Department is a premiere law enforcement agency that serves and protects the citizens of Memphis, Tennessee. Our purpose is to create and maintain public safety in the city of Memphis. We do so with focused attention on preventing and reducing crime, enforcing the law, and apprehending criminals.

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Friday, April 27, 2018

No arrests have been made in the case.