MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities in Minneapolis have released the name of a pregnant shooting victim who was pronounced dead after her baby was delivered.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office on Tuesday identified the victim as Leneesha Columbus, 27, of Minneapolis. The medical examiner's office said Columbus died of a gunshot wound to her torso and her death was a homicide.
Columbus was in a vehicle when she was shot about 9 p.m. Sunday in south Minneapolis, police said. Paramedics rushed the woman to Hennepin County Medical Center where the baby was delivered and placed in intensive care. The woman was later pronounced dead.
Police said Tuesday no one has been arrested.