Police say pregnant woman shot, kills unborn child

Published 8:27 pm Monday, December 7, 2009

Police say an argument over $10 led to a weekend shooting that injured a pregnant woman and killed her unborn child.

Authorities say a 26-year-old Edwards man is behind bars and charged with aggravated assault and culpable negligence in the Friday night shooting.

Police say the suspect was arguing with his cousin over $10 when he fired a shotgun into the passenger door of a car, hitting and injuring 26-year-old Charmaine Maxey.

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Maxey was taken to an area hospital where she is listed in serious condition.