BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police say a newborn is in critical condition after a pregnant Baltimore County woman died after being shot by her husband.
Eric Maurice Glass, 30, has been arrested in the shooting death of his wife, Jasmine Alisha Kennedy.
According to Baltimore County police, the shooting happened just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday at the couple’s home in the 2500 block of Wentworth Rd.
Responding officers found Kennedy suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital.
Doctors were able to remove the child, but Kennedy was placed on life support. On Wednesday, Kennedy was pronounced dead after being taken off life support.
The newborn child was last listed in critical but stable condition.
Investigators determined that Glass shot Kennedy before shooting himself in the head, but his wounds were only superficial, according to police. Glass has also been accused of punching his 14-year-old son.
The children inside the home then fled to a neighbor’s house, before Glass went over to the home and assaulted the residents there.
Glass was later detained by another neighbor, who held him until police arrived on scene to take him into custody.
Prior to Glass’ arrest, Baltimore County police say there were no records of calls to the home.
“We are not sure what lead up to the argument or what lead up to the suspect shooting his wife,” Cpl. Shawn Vinson said. “These are things that we look into.”
Glass currently faces charges of first-degree assault, attempted first-degree murder, second-degree child abuse, third-degree burglary and second-degree assault, but the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office will upgrade Glass’ charges following Kennedy’s death.