NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — Shanice Young, of New York, has been identified as the pregnant mother of four fatally shot when she tried to break up a fight between two men at her own baby shower in New York, police said Sunday.

Young, 31, a mother of four, expecting her fifth child, when she was fatally shot in the head Sunday in Harlem.


It wasn’t clear how far along Young was in her pregnancy. At least two of her children were reportedly attending the baby shower.

Officers found her unconscious and unresponsive early Sunday at the baby shower in Harlem, police said.

The fight Young tried to break up was between her ex and the man she was currently in a relationship with, sources said.

Police have not yet made any arrests.

The NYPD has not released identifying information for the shooter.


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