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Pregnant Florida woman shot in the head while sleeping in car

Tampa Police Department
Tampa Police Department

Authorities are currently searching for the suspect or suspects who shot into a vehicle housing a homeless family.
The incident occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 5th near a public recreation center at 2200 N Oregon Ave.
Officials say a pregnant woman, her husband, and their other children ages 9, 4, and 3, were sleeping in the car when a dark-colored sedan drove by and opened fire into the vehicle.
The mother was shot in the head and rushed to an area hospital where she is expected to recover.
No one else was injured in the incident.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help with information regarding the shooting. If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477.

The family has since been connected with Choice Hotels, which is providing them with temporary housing at this time.