Miami-Dade County

Pregnant woman shot in NW Miami-Dade, rushed to Ryder Trauma Center

A pregnant woman was shot early Friday morning in northwest Miami-Dade and rushed to the hospital, authorities said.

The woman, whose name and age were not released, was shot at 1945 NW 49th St. around 5:20 a.m., Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Felipe Lay said. Officers who responded to the shots, flagged by a shot spotter system, found the woman had multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body and was visibly pregnant, police spokesman Det. Lee Cowart said.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue took the injured woman to Ryder Trauma Center, where she is now in stable condition, Cowart said. Police are investigating the shooting.

This story will be updated.

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