Genesis Escobar

Genesis Escobar, a Chicago woman, who was 7 months pregnant, was shot and killed on Monday when she and her boyfriend allegedly attempted to rob drug dealers.

Genesis, 21, had gotten into a car near her home on the 5200 block of West Montana Street to complete a drug transaction.

Her boyfriend stood outside the vehicle. 

When Genesis “announced a robbery,” the boyfriend tried to rob the other occupants of the vehicle and gunfire erupted. 

During the exchange of gunfire, Genesis Escobar was shot multiple times in the shoulder, back, and hand, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Her killers then threw her body out of the car onto the street and dumped a pile of cash on her before speeding off, an eyewitness reported. 

Genesis’ boyfriend grabbed some cash off of her body before fleeing the scene and leaving her on the ground. 

She was rushed to Illinois Masonic Medical Center and pronounced dead, authorities said.

The baby did not survive.

The robbery attempt as well as the shooting was captured by a private security camera from a nearby building. 

At this time, no arrests have been made. 

Watch the official news report below.

Genesis Escobar has had a few run-ins with the law in the past.

At the time of her killing, she was on probation for a misdemeanor battery conviction and was under indictment on a felony count of possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

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