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Shooting kills pregnant woman, unborn child in Lexington

Published: Sep. 8, 2016 at 10:10 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2016 at 5:15 PM EDT
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The shooting happened about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Winburn Drive in Lexington....
The shooting happened about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Winburn Drive in Lexington. (Source: WLEX-TV)

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - A woman who was eight-months pregnant was shot to death in Lexington overnight, and doctors were unable to save her baby.

WLEX-TV in Lexington reported that Mariyah Coleman, 22, died at University of Kentucky Medical Center early Thursday morning.

The shooting happened about 11 p.m. in the 1000 block of Winburn Drive in Lexington. Police have no suspects in the case, and they told WLEX that they have received conflicting reports about the circumstances that led to the shooting.

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Two hours before the shooting took place, police investigated a report of shots fired in the same area, but they found no evidence. Investigators do not yet know whether the two incidents are related.

This story will be updated.

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