Man surrenders after fatal shooting of new mother
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have located a man sought in the death of a woman who was shot in Philadelphia while her newborn daughter slept in a nearby crib.
Authorities say the man surrendered to police around noon Monday.
Police say he was 24-year-old Isis Williams’ boyfriend and is the father of their child.
Officers responded to a home in the city’s East Germantown section Friday morning and found Williams with a gunshot wound to the head.
Chief Inspector Scott Small says the woman’s 5-day-old daughter, who was feet away in her crib, was unhurt.
Police say a struggle occurred inside the home, and neighbors say they heard the couple arguing before the shooting.
A vigil for Williams was held Monday evening.