Florida man charged with shooting pregnant ex-girlfriend

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WINTER GARDEN, Fla. (AP) – Authorities have charged a man with attempted murder after they say he shot his ex-girlfriend who is eight months pregnant.

Orange County Sheriff’s officials say the 33-year-old victim was shot outside a Winter Garden home on Tuesday. She was hospitalized in stable condition and the unborn baby was not harmed in the shooting.

Authorities charged 26-year-old Jeremiah Patrick with attempted first-degree murder. They said the couple had been in a relationship. It’s unclear if he is also the baby’s father. No other details were given.

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