Police Arrest Woman Accused Of Shooting Pregnant Neighbor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – City police are investigating after they say a pregnant woman was shot by her neighbor on Tuesday night.

It happened in the 1500 block of Rosalie Street in Northeast Philly, just after 6 p.m.

According to investigators, a 21-year-old woman, who is 9-months pregnant, was shot in the right leg by her neighbor, 43-year-old Onice Cox.

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The victim was transported to an area hospital by a private vehicle and remains in stable condition.

The shooting was reportedly sparked by an ongoing dispute, authorities said.

Cox was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, simple assault, and related offenses.

 

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