Pregnant Columbus woman shot in face, upper body on Sunday

Pregnant Columbus woman shot in face, upper body on Sunday

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – According to a Columbus Police incident report, a 34-year-old woman was injured after sustaining gunshot wounds in several parts of her body.

The woman was shot at the Brighton Park Apartments, located at 6254 Warm Springs Road on July 5.

When police arrived, they found a pregnant woman who had sustained gunshot wounds to the right eye, upper lip and left shoulder. She was taken to Midtown Medical Center for her injuries, where she is currently listed in critical condition, according to her attorney Katonga Wright.

"This is the real tragic situation and we are just hoping that we can get this suspect in the hands of the police so that  justice can be rendered in this case," Wright said.

Wright said her client has lost an eye and some teeth, but the unborn child is okay.

The suspect, according to the incident report, is Blake Reuben Houze, also known as David Steinberg, a 39-year-old black male who also lives at Brighton Park Apartments.

The incident report indicates that the suspect is currently driving a four-door, black Nissan Maxima with Chatham County tags.

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