Police arrested who they believe is responsible for shooting and killing a pregnant woman in Colorado Springs Monday. The suspect is the victim’s husband, but police said the couple was separated.
32-year-old Andre Jones, of Fountain, faces a first-degree murder charge.
Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Lakeisha Jones, of Colorado Springs. She was expecting a baby girl. Doctors performed a C-Section on the infant and were able to save her. But she remains in the hospital in critical condition.
Lakeisha Jones had three other children ages 4, 10 and 12.
The shooting happened at the Summit Apartments, 2710 Reeve Circle, which is located near Highway 115 and Lake Avenue on the south side of the city.
Police say that the call for help came in at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 9, 2013.