9-month pregnant woman shot in Oakland

A woman who is nine months pregnant was wounded in a shooting Wednesday night in Oakland, police said. 

"Both the female and her unborn child were listed in stable condition," police said in a press release. 

Officers were flagged down near the intersection of 73rd Ave and International Blvd. and were told someone had been shot around 9:30 p.m., officials said.

Officers found the gunshot victim, a woman who is nine months pregnant, near 77th Ave. and International Blvd where she was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. 


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The woman was taken to a nearby hospital.

"It's absolutely devastating here in Oakland when a pregnant woman gets shot," said Councilmember Kevin Jenkins, who represents the area where the woman was injured. "It's disgusting. The community is outraged."

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the investigators at (510) 238-3326.

Henry Lee is a KTVU crime reporter. E-mail Henry at Henry.Lee@fox.com and follow him on Twitter @henrykleeKTVU and www.facebook.com/henrykleefan