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A pregnant Georgia nurse was killed while driving Tuesday afternoon in what investigators said was a “targeted” shooting.

Granthshala 5 in Atlanta reported that Troop County sheriff’s deputies had to pull an irresponsible 29-year-old Akila Ware out of his car, which was riddled with bullet holes and crashed along a rural section of Highway 18.


“It appears to be a targeted offense at this point, not a random road rage,” said department spokesman Sgt. Stewart Smith said, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

While she was driving, the suspect shot Ware from another car, causing her car to hit a tree.

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According to Granthshala 5 Smith said, “We believe the suspect knew this victim and the victim knew the suspect, but we don’t have a good name yet. But we’re definitely working on all the leads.” ” .

Ware was taken to the hospital where she and her unborn child were pronounced dead.

The attack was carried out in broad daylight.

“Too daring, too cold, and too harsh to do so,” Smith continued. “And so we definitely want to have a name with one shooter, so that we can get that person, or if there were other people involved, all of those people in custody.”

Officers were looking for a suspect in a silver Nissan with possible front-end damage, journal constitution informed of.

According to Granthshala 5, Ware was a registered nurse and mother of five children.

“You know, it looks like you’re going to grow out of it and, you know, it’s not going to be true, it’s not going to happen,” her mother told Twyla Ware. station. “She was a mother, a daughter, a cousin, a friend, so anyone with information.”