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UPDATE: Infant In Critical Condition After Pregnant Williamsburg Woman Dies Of Gunshot Wound

Posted at 12:17 PM, Mar 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-17 12:17:42-04

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police said Sunday that a pregnant Williamsburg woman died after being shot and that her infant was in critical condition.

Officials said 29-year-old Geri D. Johnson died “of an apparent gunshot wound” Saturday evening at Baptist Health Corbin Hospital.

Authorities said the woman’s infant was delivered and taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit where the child was listed in critical condition.

Police said they are investigating the shooting but did not say if any suspects had been identified.