BEAUMONT, Texas — Detectives say three robbers ambushed a 19-year-old pregnant woman and her mother, as the women arrived at their apartment complex in Beaumont, Texas Tuesday.
Detectives are investigating the case as a capital murder. Her baby died shortly after she was shot.
During the robbery, Kera Teel, who was seven months pregnant, was fatally shot. Officers responded to the scene at Sienna Apartment Homes, at 6155 Sienna Trails, after a report of gunshots shortly before 2 a.m. The complex is in north Beaumont off Concord Road.
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The two women had just gotten back from Galveston, where they had gone for a doctor’s visit.
Kera and her husband Andrew Teel also had a 1-year-old daughter in addition to the unborn child.