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    Canada - Candice Bobb, 35, pregnant, murdered, Toronto, 22 May 2016

    http://news.nationalpost.com/toronto...ical-condition

    A pregnant woman was shot and killed in northwest Toronto on Sunday night, but doctors were able to deliver her baby with an emergency C-section, police said.

    Candice Rochelle Bobb, 35 and five months pregnant, was shot while sitting in a vehicle on John Garland Boulevard at Jamestown Crescent, Det.-Sgt. Mike Carbone told a news conference Monday.

    Bobb was in the car with three others, on the way back from watching an amateur men’s league basketball game. They were stopped on John Garland Blvd., dropping one of the passengers at home around 11 p.m. when “a person or persons” opened fire on the vehicle, Carbone said.
    “It’s outrageous,” Toronto Police Superintendent Ron Taverner said. “The whole community is outraged. The whole city is outraged.”

    Supt. Taverner urged the shooter or shooters to “go to a lawyer and turn themselves in to the homicide squad.”
    For a baby to have a reasonable prospect of survival, it should have a gestational age of at least 24 weeks and a weight of 500 grams, said Dr. Jodi Shapiro, head of obstetrics and gynecology at Toronto’s Mount Sinai hospital

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toront...shot-1.3583769
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    Pregnant woman killed in drive-by shooting in Rexdale, baby born by C-section in stable condition
    Toronto police ID shooting victim as Candice Rochelle Bobb, 35, and appeal for public's help


    Candice Rochelle Bobb, 35, of Malton, was in the back seat of a car near John Garland Boulevard and Jamestown Crescent in suburban Rexdale when someone in a vehicle driving in the opposite direction started shooting, striking the pregnant woman, according to Homicide Det.-Sgt. Mike Carbone, who provided an update Monday morning.
    baby to trauma centre after pregnant woman shot killed

    "For some reason, only known to the offender at this point, that vehicle was certainly targeted," said Carbone about the vehicle that Bobb was sitting in

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    http://www.chumfm.com/news/2016/05/1...red-in-rexdale
    Toronto Police Det-Sgt Mike Carbone says Bobb had travelled to the east end of the city with three men to take in an organized basketball game. Later that night, back in the west end, the car Bobb was riding in stopped on John Garland Blvd to drop someone off.

    Carbone says that is when a shooter or shooters unloaded several bullets into the car. He could not say if Bobb or anyone else she was with was targeted, but he believes the car they were in was.
    Bobb was driven to Etobicoke General Hospital where she later died. A team from Sick Kids is helping with the care of the infant at Sunnybrook Hospital's neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU). Carbone says the baby is in stable condition.

    NEWSTALK 1010 medical correspondent Dr. Mitch Shulman tells Moore in the Morning a baby delivered at 20 weeks is unlikely to survive.

    He says for foetuses delivered at 23 weeks, only two or three out of 10 make it.

    "The odds are stacked against this child," Shulman says.

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toront...nant-1.3584973
    nvestigators are looking into the possibility that a rivalry between two Toronto-area gangs played a role in the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman in Rexdale on Sunday night, police sources tell CBC News.

    One of those gangs is based out of Driftwood Avenue in the Jane and Finch area, and the other on Jamestown Crescent in the Kipling and Albion area.

    Police sources also tell CBC News the victim in the shooting, 35-year-old Malton woman Candice Rochelle Bobb, was shot in the chest but was likely not the intended target. Six shell casings were found at the scene, the sources say.
    News of the shooting rocked the Jamestown neighbourhood and prompted calls from residents for violence in the area to stop.

    "To hear that, every time my belly hurts," said resident Maureen Archibold, who said she plays a mother figure to many young people in the neighbourhood.

    "I want them to bury me, not me burying them.

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toront...baby-1.3601207
    Slain woman's baby gaining weight, but not out of danger

    Bobb's family also announced that there will be a visitation in Brampton today and Friday.
    Just noticed this..
    The family of Candice Rochelle Bobb has asked the TPS to release the following to the media:

    On Thursday, May 26, 2016, and Friday, May 27, 2016, the visitation and funeral for Ms. Bobb will take place in Brampton.

    At this time, the family has asked for privacy from the media, particularly in respect of Ms. Bobb's children.

    The family has also asked the TPS to provide an update on the condition of the baby born on May 15, 2016.

    The baby, a boy, was born at 24 weeks. While he continues to gain weight, he is currently in serious, but stable, condition.
    http://torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/34891

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    No arrests in this case so far..
    http://www.cp24.com/news/more-than-3...2016-1.3222000
    Jan 10 2017
    Thirty-five-year-old Candice Rochelle Bobb and three others were driving home from a basketball game on the night of May 15 when they stopped to drop off one of the passengers on John Garland Boulevard, near Jamestown Crescent. While the vehicle was stopped, police said someone in another vehicle approached the car and sprayed the vehicle with bullets. Bobb, who was five months pregnant at the time, was shot while sitting in the back seat. She was rushed to hospital, where doctors delivered her baby via emergency C-section. Bobb was pronounced dead a short time later. The baby was transferred to Sunnybrook Hospital in life-threatening condition, however, Bobb’s child died about three weeks later. No arrests have been made in connection with the case.

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    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...ticle34158800/
    Toronto police to seek murder charge in death of baby delivered after mom shot dead
    The Canadian Press

    Published Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
    Police say Bobb, who was five months pregnant, was not the intended target of the attack.
    Her baby was delivered by emergency C-section.
    No arrests have been made at this time, but police say they hope anyone with information will come forward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dotr View Post
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    The Canadian Press

    Published Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
    Wth. Stupid gangs!

    Sent from my SGH-I747M using Tapatalk

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    http://www.citynews.ca/2017/05/17/po...regnant-woman/
    Toronto police will update their investigation Wednesday and offer a reward into the shooting death of a 33-year-old pregnant woman from Mississauga a year ago this week.
    Police have said anyone who is charged in the fatal shooting will also be charged in the death of the baby.




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