Pregnant teen fatally shot in Fairfield

February 21, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Police were searching today for a 19-year-old man believed to have shot and killed his pregnant teenage girlfriend Wednesday night in Fairfield.

Officers responded to an apartment in the 1200 block of Dana Drive at about 8 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting, according to officials.

A 19-year-old girl was found suffering a single gunshot wound to her chest, police said.

The girl was transported to NorthBay Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 11:09 p.m., police said.

The girl was 16 weeks pregnant and lived at the apartment with her mother, two brothers and her boyfriend, 19-year-old Antonio Williams, according to officials.

A preliminary investigation indicated Williams and the victim were in an upstairs bedroom in the apartment when witnesses reportedly heard a single gunshot ring out from that bedroom, according to officials.

Williams allegedly then walked out the front door, police said.

Anybody with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Fairfield Police Department at (707) 428-7314.