Brother charged in fatal shooting of pregnant sister

| June 23, 2016


ADEL – A pregnant woman was shot in the chest and killed Wednesday night, and her younger brother has been arrested as a suspect.

Kadijah Adkinson, 22, and her fetus died from a single gunshot wound Wednesday evening in the 800 block of Guy Street.

Adkinson was pronounced dead at the hospital in Cook County around 6:50 p.m.

Adel police confirmed the suspect is Adkinson’s 14-year-old half brother who is being charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, feticide, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a pistol by a person under 18, reports stated.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the shooting, including the possibility that it may have been an accidental shooting.

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