Raw: Pregnant woman shot while driving in East St. Louis

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 1, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 1 at 4:00 PM

EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Police say a pregnant woman is in serious condition after she was shot in East St. Louis Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened at the intersection of 15th and Exchange around 10:40 a.m.

Authorities said the woman was riding in a car as her boyfriend drove when someone in a tan Cadillac opened fire, striking her in the buttocks.

Police said the woman was then driven to 9th and Natalie, where she was transported to the hospital.

Police said they believe the woman’s boyfriend was the intended target.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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