8-month-pregnant Harris County woman dies after being shot, baby does not survive

Jennifer Hernandez
Jennifer Hernandez(Courtesy)
Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 10:21 PM CDT
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HOUSTON, Texas (KWTX) - A pregnant woman is dead following a shooting in Harris County Friday evening.

Jennifer Hernandez, 20, was reportedly 8-months pregnant at the time she was murdered. Her unborn child did not survive the attack, investigators said.

Harris County Sheriff Deputies responded Sept. 16 to an incident at the intersection of Airtex Drive and Brundage Drive and found Hernandez and her boyfriend suffering from gunshot wounds.

According to deputies, the couple had just left the Shell Station, located at Airtex and Ella, when the driver of a white four-door sedan with tinted windows and a paper plates sped up beside them and fired multiple rounds into their vehicle.

The shooters then fled the scene.

According to the surviving victim, they were not involved in any altercation with the occupant(s) of the white sedan.

KTRK reports Hernandez died the day before her baby shower in which the her baby was going to be the first grandchild and nephew of the family.

A GoFundMe has been made by the family.

If anyone has any information regarding the murder of Jennifer Hernandez, they are asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100 or they can stay anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS(8477).

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