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Pregnant woman in critical condition after being shot in midsection

6 years 1 month 4 weeks ago Friday, October 02 2015 Oct 2, 2015 October 02, 2015 10:32 AM October 02, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Kevin Dupuy

BATON ROUGE - Police say a 19-year-old pregnant woman is in critical condition Friday after her boyfriend said he accidentally shot her in the midsection Thursday night. 

Baton Rouge Police charged Jason Williams, 19, with negligent injury and illegal use of a weapon Thursday night. Police said Williams stated he accidentally shot his girlfriend while removing a handgun from a dresser.

Police said the 19-year-old girlfriend was transported to a local hospital and is in critical, but stable condition. Williams was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to WBRZ News 2 on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates as they become available.

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