Man arrested in shooting of pregnant woman in Orange County
Victim taken to Winnie Palmer Hospital; unborn child unharmed
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Orange County deputies have arrested a man on Tuesday in the shooting of a woman who is 8 months pregnant.
Jeremiah Patrick, 26, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in the shooting, which was reported around 4:15 a.m. in the 1600 block of Trumbo Street near Winter Garden.
Deputies said Patrick and the victim were in a relationship.
According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, the 33-year-old woman was shot by someone in a passing vehicle.
Deputies said the woman was taken to Winnie Palmer Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. She was listed in stable condition, and her unborn child was unharmed, officials said.
Deputies were initially told that the woman was wounded in a drive-by shooting.
No other people are being sought in the shooting, deputies said.
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