Alabama woman charged after losing unborn baby in shooting

A 27-year-old woman in Alabama has been indicted for manslaughter after losing her unborn baby in a shooting – despite not being the shooter.

Marshae Jones was arrested on Wednesday for initiating a dispute last December that led to another woman shooting her in the stomach, local media reported.

Charges against the shooter were dismissed after a failed indictment.

Pro-choice groups are now saying it shows how the state’s new restrictive abortion laws can affect other cases.

The Jefferson County Bessemer District Attorney’s office issued a statement saying they are weighing whether or not to prosecute the “truly tragic case” and denying any connection to anti-abortion legislation, local media reported.Read More…

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