A pregnant Mississippi woman is dead after she was hit by a stray bullet during a shooting at a club in Marshall County early Sunday morning.
Takila Gross, 30, was also the mother of two children, her own mother, Jacqueline Brownlee, told WREG.
“She was with a friends and they was just having a little night out and she was just a innocent bystander. She was actually in her phone when it happened,” Brownlee said.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office said they were called to the club at about 2:30 a.m. for a disturbance, but before they arrived, the calls said that “shots had been fired.”
Sheriff’s office spokesperson Kelly McMillen said that deputies encountered the vehicle carrying Gross near the club.
“There was a female in it that the driver thought was having a seizure. Further investigation revealed she had a single gunshot wound to the head,” McMillen said.
Gross was pronounced dead on the scene.
Investigators said that Andre Norman, 38, and another man got into a fight outside the club and that Norman left and returned with a gun, firing as many as three shots. One of them hit Gross.
Norman fled the scene, police said, but deputies found him later Sunday morning. They also recovered a handgun.
Norman has been charged with first-degree murder and is being held on a $1 million bond. He’s due in court again on May 2.
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[Featured image: Takila Gross/Facebook]