Vigil held for 25-year-old pregnant woman shot, killed in Strawberry Mansion

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A vigil was held in Philadelphia for a pregnant woman who was shot and killed.

With purple and blue balloons in hands, dozens of people honored 25-year-old Shaliayah Davis on Friday evening.

Four months pregnant, Davis was killed Thursday in Strawberry Mansion.

On Friday, police said she was not the gunman's intended target. Instead, they said the gunman was trying to shoot her boyfriend, who is the armed man seen running away in surveillance video released by police.

Then the suspect is seen giving chase.

Police said the shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Berks Street.

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The pregnant woman who was killed in a shooting on Thursday has been identified.



Davis was shot once in the head and taken to Temple University Hospital where she died a few hours later, police said.

No arrests have been made.
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