Kentucky police: Newborn delivered after pregnant mom killed

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LONDON, Ky. (AP) – Police in Kentucky say a newborn girl has been delivered following the fatal shooting of her pregnant mother.

Kentucky State Police said in a news release Sunday that 29-year-old Geri D. Johnson of Williamsburg was pronounced dead Saturday at Baptist Health Corbin Hospital. The pregnant woman had been brought to the emergency room with a gunshot wound.

The statement says the infant was delivered and transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in critical condition.

Police say an autopsy on Johnson’s body is planned and the shooting remains under investigation.

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