Pregnant teen delivers baby after being shot on I-40, baby in critical condition

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A pregnant teen was shot while driving on I-40 near Austin Peay Highway, according to Memphis Police Department.

The shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Saturday.

MPD said the 19-year-old victim was originally taken to the hospital in critical condition, but is now non-critical.

The young woman was 36 weeks pregnant. She delivered her baby while in the hospital; the child is in critical condition.

The shooting occurred when a dark-colored Chevrolet Impala with two or three men inside approached the victim's vehicle. One of the suspects fired multiple shots into the vehicle. The 19-year-old was shot three times

One of the suspects is described as a man with medium complexion wearing an orange hoodie.

Anyone with information in this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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