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Pregnant 19-year-old killed in Pennsylvania shooting


PITTSBURGH — A tragic incident unfolded in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Monday, when a pregnant 19-year-old woman was fatally shot. The victim, identified as #TyemeshiaMiller of Harrisburg, was shot around 5:45 p.m. in the area of North Fourth and Woodbine streets, according to CBS 21.


Miller was rushed to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. On Tuesday, the Dauphin County Coroner’s Office released an update stating that Miller had been shot in the back. Her death was ruled a homicide. The coroner also revealed that Miller was expecting a baby boy, whose cause of death was determined to be asphyxia due to his mother’s death. His death was also ruled a homicide, leading the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office to consider the incident a double homicide.


#Harrisburg Police Commissioner Tom Carter stated that an investigation found the shooter fired multiple shots into a crowd of people on Monday, hitting Miller. It remains unclear whether there was one or multiple shooters or how many shots were fired. Carter expressed his frustration with the ongoing violence, saying, “I am so sick and tired of saying that it’s a tragedy. Yes, it’s a tragedy, but how are we going to stop this?”


Harrisburg Police Lt. Kyle Gautsch noted that while the investigation is in its early stages, there is currently no evidence to suggest Miller was the intended target.

As the community grapples with this tragic incident, the quest for justice continues. Further updates will be provided as more information becomes available.



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