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Pregnant Estill woman fatally shot


Estill police are investigating the shooting death of a pregnant woman that happened Friday night.

Police say they were called to a car wreck at about 7 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Highway 321 and O'Neal Street.

Police found 23-year-old Laporsha Brown unconscious from a gunshot wound. They transported Brown to the hospital and were able to deliver the baby. Brown died on the way to hospital.

Police chief Keith Parks said the baby, "was successfully delivered. A c-section was performed and the child is in the hospital and is doing well." 

Police told WTOC that Brown may have known the shooting suspect. They also may have located a second car involved in the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Estill police.

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