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Pregnant woman, Shanice Young, shot at NYC baby shower while breaking up fight

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Authorities say a pregnant lady, Shanice Young, was tragically shot while attempting to break up a fight at her baby shower in New York City early Sunday.

Shanice Young, 31, was a mother of four and was expecting another child, WPIX reported.

According to the news station, at least two of her children attended the baby shower in Manhattan’s Harlem neighborhood.

According to the New York Police Department, officers found Young with a gunshot wound to her head, unconscious and unresponsive, WABC reported.

According to WPIX, Young was attempting to break up a quarrel between her ex and a man she was presently dating when bullets were fired.

No arrests have been made, and officials have not revealed any information about the shooter.

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Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting

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Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.

 McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.

McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police

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The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.

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McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.

“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter. 

 is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”

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