Pregnant woman dead, 2nd woman injured in Capitol Heights shooting

A pregnant woman is dead after being shot Tuesday in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Her baby — who was delivered at the hospital through emergency surgery — is currently in critical but stable condition.

The shooting happened just before 5 p.m. in the area of Quinn Street and Southern Avenue in Capitol Heights.

The pregnant woman was pronounced dead at the hospital. She was identified as 18-year-old  J’Lyn Quinones.

A second woman was also shot. Prince George’s County police said she has injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police said the shooting is under investigation and they’re asking anyone with information to contact them online or at 1-866-411-TIPS.

Below is a map of the area where it happened:

Teddy Gelman

Teddy Gelman became WTOP’s morning drive editor in 2020 after he was weekend morning editor and assistant editor. He joined WTOP in 2018 after graduating from University of Delaware, where he was Sports Director for the student radio station and Managing Editor for the student-run for the newspaper.

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