Pregnant 22-Year-Old Texas Mom of 1 Fatally Shot in Easter Drive-by Shooting

A pregnant woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a drive-by shooting in Houston, Texas.

Brianna Navarro, 22, was sitting in the passenger seat of her boyfriend's car in the 11200 block of Richmond Avenue around 1:10 p.m. when someone opened fire on them, the Houston Police Department said in a news release.

Police said that Navarro's boyfriend told them he had been involved in an altercation with an unknown male at a nearby convenience story.

After Navarro's boyfriend drove away, the suspect drove up to their vehicle and fired multiple shots, striking Navarro in the back, police said.

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Navarro's boyfriend spotted paramedics nearby and pulled over for help, but Navarro was pronounced dead at the scene.

Navarro's 2-year-old son was also in the car with the couple, according to a GoFundMe campaign created by family members. It's not clear if anyone else sustained injuries.

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Navarro's family wrote on the GoFundMe page that they are "devastated" by her death.

"She was only 22 yrs old a mother of 2 and 6 months pregnant with a baby girl," the page reads. "No mother should have to bury her child at 22 yrs and her family was not prepared to bury her at such a young age."

The suspect has not yet been identified or arrested. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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