Sep 6, 2016
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The community is mourning the deaths of an 18-year-old and her unborn child following a shooting in San Pablo Monday night.

Police responded to the 1700 block of 17th Street at 7:51 p.m. and found the woman, identified online by loved ones as Nicole Hazel McCoy, lying in the middle of the street. She had been shot and was transported to a hospital, where she later died.

The unborn child also did not survive the attack, police said.

No arrests have been made.

Family, friends and community members have expressed deep sorrow over the deaths.

An online fundraiser has already been launched to raise money for the funeral services.

McCoy’s Facebook page indicates she recently attended Richmond High. Multiple people close to McCoy said she was excited to become a new mother. The teen was described as “beautiful inside and out.”

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Anyone with information that can help police solve this double murder is asked to call San Pablo police at (510) 210-3150 or call the tip line at (510) 799-8255.


About the Author

Mike Aldax is the editor of the Richmond Standard. He has 13 years of journalism experience, most recently as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He previously held roles as reporter and editor at Bay City News, Napa Valley Register, Garden Island Newspaper in Kaua’i, and the Queens Courier in New York City.