Ayairia Anderson, age 21, was reportedly shot and was killed last weekend, according to Mississippi authorities. (Source: Facebook/ Ayairia Anderson)
Ayairia Anderson, a pregnant 21-year-old from Jackson, passed away after being shot off Industrial Drive on June 11. Hinds County coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart says that the incident has been ruled as a homicide. Keep reading to know more about what happened to Ayairia Anderson in detail.
What happened to Ayairia Anderson?
According to authorities, a young woman was killed by a gunshot over the weekend in Mississippi.
The victim was identified as Ayairia Anderson, age 21, by the Hinds County Coroner. The victim was 7-8 months pregnant.
The Hinds County coroner reports that Ayairia Anderson, age 21, passed away last Sunday after being shot in the head and leg.
The shooting happened at around one in the morning as she was leaving Soop’s, a restaurant and pub.
Katina Eggleston, the victim’s aunt, said that her niece was eight months pregnant. She claimed that after a fight broke out, Anderson was hurriedly departing the restaurant.
Eggleston claims that Anderson was trying to exit the restaurant in her car when she was caught in the crossfire of the argument. The vehicle she was driving then crashed near a bridge.
When her niece collapsed, her companions called 911 and attempted CPR on the scene. When police came, they found Anderson inside a car who had suffered several gunshot wounds.
Anderson was transported by paramedics to a neighboring hospital, where she was given life support. Doctors conducted a C-section after it was confirmed she was pregnant, but the baby did not survive.
Police said that Anderson and the unborn child died despite the fact that an emergency C-section was carried out.
Help the Investigation!
The person who killed Ayairia Anderson, a pregnant woman, is being sought by Jackson police. Officials said Anderson passed away on Monday as she was getting ready to give birth to a son.
Interim Jackson Police Chief Joseph Wade said,
“It was a very, very sad and unfortunate situation, and we are going to do our due diligence to find out who is accountable and who we are going to arrest in this matter.”
Please call the Jackson Police Department at (601) 960-1234 or Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477 if you have any information about the shooting.
Authorities are currently looking into Anderson’s death circumstances, which are yet unclear. The news has obviously crushed Anderson’s family and friends, and the community has been horrified by the tragic loss.
The news of Anderson’s passing has understandably devastated her family and friends, and condolences have poured in from all over the neighborhood. Many people have expressed their sympathies and offered support to Anderson’s loved ones on social media during this difficult period.
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