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Suspect charged with reckless conduct after bullet ricochets, hits pregnant woman

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department has arrested a suspect for the shooting of a pregnant woman on Nov. 5.

Kevin Maxwell, 20, was apprehended on Wednesday. He is charged with reckless conduct and a parole violation.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of East 56th Street at about 11:20 p.m. on Nov. 5 and found the 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound.

Detectives determined the woman had been in a physical altercation with another woman outside the East 56th Street residence. While they were fighting, Maxwell allegedly pulled out a gun and fired a round into the floor of the porch. Police say the bullet ricocheted, striking the pregnant woman. 

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