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Temple University doctors save baby after pregnant mother is shot and killed in Philadelphia


Doctors were able to miraculously deliver a pregnant mother’s baby after she was fatally shot in Philadelphia early Saturday morning, cops said.

City police found the mother with a gunshot wound to the head in the street near Richmond Street and Wheatsheaf Lane in Port Richmond just after 1am.

She was rushed to Temple University Hospital after responders learned her unborn child was still alive at the scene, according to WCAU.

The unidentified woman, who was in her early 20s, was pronounced dead in hospital just before 2 a.m., but doctors were able to save the baby.

It is not known what stage of her pregnancy she was in when she was shot.

No arrests were made. Investigators said they believe the shooter was a man driving a black or blue Chevrolet Camaro or Dodge Charger.

The woman was rushed to Temple University Hospital after responders learned her unborn child was still alive.
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