Police: Shooting of pregnant woman in home may be random

A pregnant woman is in critical condition after she was shot in the stomach Sunday night 

It happened while Angela Hambrick was in her west side Detroit home. The unborn child  is expected to be fine, but police are investigating who could have done it and why.

Detroit Police say at 10:30 p.m. in the 15000 block of Rockdale, when the seven-month pregnant woman was standing in the living room when several shots were fired into the home from the street.

In a briefing Monday afternoon, police believe the incident may have been random.

Officers responding to the scene did not wait for an ambulance and rushed Hambrick to the hospital.

"Due to the injuries and the severity of them, we made the determination to go ahead and convey her," said Detroit Police Officer Johnny Strickland. "She's around seven months pregnant and I think our actions saved her and the baby's life."

The neighborhood is outraged after residents found out Hambrick was hit by gunfire inside her home.

"She's just a sweet person, she takes care of anyone," said a concerned resident. "She takes care of her kids. This is something that shouldn't have happened to innocent babies. It shouldn't have happened."

Neighbors say they are fed up with the crime 

"We should not have to live in fear," said Denise Wallard, a concerned neighbor. "I hope to God as my witness that you get what's coming by you.

"There's no reason for this. This family did not ask for this."

Police say the public's help is needed to solve the case. The suspect is a man about 6 foot 3 inches tall, wearing a hoodie. 

If you know anything contact the Detroit Police Department (313) 596-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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