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Pregnant woman and her unborn baby are both killed by a stray bullet

Pregnant woman and her unborn baby are both killed by a stray bullet as she shields her three-year-old son from a gunfight in Georgia

  • Auriel Callaway, 24, was fatally struck by a stray bullet in Athens, Georgia 
  • Both her and her unborn child were killed, the shooter remains at large 
  • Athens-Clarke County police said Callaway’s little boy was not hurt

A pregnant woman has been shot dead in Georgia while she was holding her three-year-old son’s hand. 

Auriel Callaway was four months pregnant when she was struck by a stray bullet outside the Clarke Garden Apartments in Athens on Monday night. 

The 24-year-old and her unborn fetus did not survive the shooting. 

Her three-year-old son was unharmed and is being cared for by relatives. 

The shooter remains on the loose.  

Auriel Callaway (pictured) was shot dead in Georgia while she was holding her three-year-old son’s hand

She was struck by a stray bullet outside the Clarke Garden Apartments in Athens on Monday night

She was struck by a stray bullet outside the Clarke Garden Apartments in Athens on Monday night

The 24-year-old and her unborn fetus did not survive the shooting. The shooter remains on the loose

The 24-year-old and her unborn fetus did not survive the shooting. The shooter remains on the loose

Callaway was walking with her son when a group of children nearby started fighting. 

Several adults got involved in the fight before gunfire erupted, witnesses told Channel 2 Action News. 

Callaway’s relatives said she started running with her son back to their apartment when the fight broke out. 

She was hit by a stray bullet and collapsed just outside her apartment. 

Callaway's relatives said she started running with her son back to their apartment when the fight broke out

Callaway’s relatives said she started running with her son back to their apartment when the fight broke out

She was hit by a stray bullet and collapsed just outside her apartment

She was hit by a stray bullet and collapsed just outside her apartment

Callaway died soon after in hospital.

She was four months pregnant at the time.  

Authorities say a pregnant woman was shot dead while walking with her toddler son in Athens.

Athens-Clarke County officers were called to the scene at 9:37 p.m. following a report of a gunshot. 

Athens-Clarke County police Deputy Chief Jerry Saulters said Callaway’s little boy was not hurt in the incident. 

He is now being cared for by relatives.

Authorities remained on the scene early Tuesday going door-to-door for any clues. 

Eight people were initially taken into for questioning but they have all since been released. 

Athens-Clarke County police Deputy Chief Jerry Saulters said Callaway's little boy was not hurt in the incident.

Athens-Clarke County police Deputy Chief Jerry Saulters said Callaway’s little boy was not hurt in the incident.

 



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