Samya Gill, pregnant, killed, critical newborn, during a shooting

The gunmen and their getaway car are seen in surveillance video during a deadly Thursday, June 15, 2023 shooting in Washington, DC (Metropolitan Police Department)

Two men with assault rifles fired into a car, fatally wounding a young woman who was 8 months pregnant but gave birth to a baby girl in hospital – now in critical condition – on a busy Washington street, DC as authorities hunt the murderers.

The shooting killed the passenger in the car, Samya Gill, 22, who gave birth in a hospital before dying, police said in a news release.

Her mother told Fox affiliate 7News that she saw her new granddaughter on Friday night. She said the child was not hit by a bullet but was in critical condition and was “a bit better today”.

“She’s beautiful,” she said, the station reported. ” She’s just gorgeous.

“I really hope they catch whoever did this to my daughter.”

On a fundraising website to support the costs of her newborn baby, she said Baby Zailey was due in a few weeks and the trauma unit had to do an emergency caesarean section to save her life. little girl.

“Unfortunately she is not in the best condition herself (BUT GOD)! This is truly devastating to my family and a huge financial burden,” the site said.

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