Pregnant woman killed in vehicle in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A pregnant woman is dead following a shooting in the Desire Area of New Orleans on Monday, police say.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, the woman was shot around 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 16 near the intersections of Higgins Boulevard and Louisa Street. Police say she was found in her vehicle with a gunshot wound to the body.
Police say the victim was seven months pregnant.
She was transported to a hospital where she and the unborn child were pronounced dead.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office on Aug. 18 identified the victim as 35-year-old Roshelle Lemon, but announced no determination of cause of death for her unborn child.
No further information is currently available.
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