Who is Shantonya Williamson? Pregnant Detroit mom shot woman made pregnant by same baby daddy
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DETROIT, MICHIGAN: A tragic romantic rivalry between two baby mamas resulted in a near-death experience. A Detroit woman was allegedly arrested and is facing attempt to murder charges after she shot another pregnant woman. The tragic incident unfolded near Central and Sylvan in Center Line on Sunday, February 12.
"This shooting is senseless, it is violent," said Macomb County Prosecutor Pete Lucido. Authorities said an enraged Shantonya Williamson shot the other woman after learning they were both pregnant by the same man.
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Who is Shantonya Williamson?
Shantonya Williamson, 26, was traveling when she encountered her baby's father in a Dodge Charger with another woman near Central and Sylvan in Center Line. However, things soon turned worse after she noticed the other woman was also pregnant by her baby daddy, according to the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office, reported Fox. Williamson was accompanied by her 2-year-old son with the same man when she witnessed the heartbreaking ordeal.
Law enforcement from Center Line claimed the man allegedly got out of the car and started fighting with Shantonya. Swiftly, the brawl escalated into a violent physical altercation, which is when Shantonya reportedly pulled out the gun and fired at the pregnant woman who was seated in the Dodge Charger. The pregnant woman was wounded in the leg.
'It's outrageous conduct!'
Sources have reported that the wounded woman is safe and is expected to recover after she drove herself to the hospital. Furthermore, Detroit police driving by a house in the 18000 block of Greenly allegedly saw Shantonya slap her baby daddy. The 26-year-old woman was arrested and charged with assault with intent to murder and fourth-degree child abuse. "It's outrageous conduct," said Macomb County Prosecutor Pete Lucido.
"This shooting is senseless, it is violent. And more importantly, it is dangerous to the point of death. Anybody could have died out there," reported source. Shantonya Williamson's bail is set at $750,000 cash/surety.