A two-year-old identified as Lavontay White Jr, has been shot dead during a Facebook Live video.
According to Metro UK, the 20-year-old woman had been singing with her boyfriend in a car when they were ambushed in Chicago on Tuesday.
Her boyfriend, 26, who was also killed, was Lavontay’s uncle.
They were both shot in the head, according to the Chicago Tribune.
The woman told police they were blocked in before a man opened fire in South Kenneth Avenue after getting out of the car.
The distraught victim, who is four months pregnant, was rushed to hospital and police confirmed her and her baby were in a stable condition.
Authorities added Lavontay’s uncle was the probable target and was a gang member.
It was the second shooting to involve a child on the day, with 12-year-old Kanari Gentry Bowers also being seriously injured. She is currently on life support in hospital.
Another child, Takiya Holmes, 11, also died on Tuesday from gunshot wounds sustained on Saturday.
‘These shootings must be a turning point for our city,’ said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
‘Anyone with information about these crimes owes it to the families of these children to come forward.’
The pregnant woman and her dead boyfriend have not been named.
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