- Tatiana Sparks, 19, was shot in the head front of her home in Brooklyn
- Sparks is seven months pregnant and is in critical condition at Brookdale University Hospital but is expected to survive
- It is not clear if she was the intended victim and police have not made any arrests as of Sunday evening
- Police are still searching for the bearded gunman who was seen wearing a black shirt and grey sweatpants
A pregnant 19-year-old was shot in the head just before 1pm Sunday while standing outside of her home in Brooklyn.
Tatiana Sparks is in critical condition at Brookdale University Hospital but is expected to survive. It is not clear what is the the condition of her unborn child.
The culprit shot at Sparks multiple times in broad daylight outside of her Brownsville home, witnesses told Pix 11.
Louis Leak, 64, knows the victim from the neighborhood and said he heard Sparks screaming. When he saw her, she wasn’t moving or visibly breathing.
Tatiana Sparks, 19, was shot in the head outside of her Brooklyn home on Sunday afternoon. She is seven months pregnant with her first child
He told New York Daily News: ‘She was laying between two cars and she didn’t look like she was alive to me. She was already bleeding out.’
It is not clear what motivated the attacker or if she was the intended target. Witnesses also said she was wearing pink slippers when she was shot. She is supposed to have the baby shower for her first child later in September.
The suspect wore a black shirt, grey sweatpants and is 5’7 and has a beard. He fled on Howard Avenue near the intersection of Dean Street.
She was taken to the hospital via ambulance. Police are still investigating the incident and there have not been any arrests as of Sunday evening.
The suspect fled on Howard Avenue near the intersection of Dean Street. He is described as 5’7 tall and has a beard