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Milwaukee Police searching for witnesses and good Samaritan in the shooting death of pregnant woman

Posted at 10:09 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 08:39:06-05

MILWAUKEE — The FBI is now offering a $10,000 reward to find the person responsible for shooting and killing a pregnant woman in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Police said Annie Sandifer was killed by a stray bullet February 1st when she was our celebrating with her friends. Sandifer’s was pregnant and while she passed away, the hospital was able to save her unborn son.

“While we have interviewed some citizens and obtained some video, we need help,” said Captain Tom Casper of the Milwaukee Police.

Police said the shooting happened near 60th and Congress around 2:30 a.m. on February 1st. It was busy in that area because some nearby bars had just closed. Sandifer was on a party bus there when a bullet went through the window and killed her.

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Annie Sandifer, 33

A Good Samaritan jumped onto the bus and tried to save Sandifer.

“A Good Samaritan, a person not part of the group on the bus, boarded the bus and began CPR on Mrs. Sandifer,” said Casper. “Undoubtedly he saved the child’s life by providing the child with a supply of oxygenated blood.”

TMJ4 News spoke to Sandifer’s father James Office after the shooting. He is grieving that his grandchildren have to grow up without their mother.

"I'm just sick of this violence said Office.

The FBI is now offering a $10,000 reward for the person responsible. The family hopes the person responsible will turn themselves in.

"Anytime you can just get hit by a stray bullet, out of no where, then how can you be protected?" asked Office.

Annie Sandifer’s son was born via C-Section after the shooting. Police said he currently in the Neo-natal ICU.

There is a GoFundMe to help Sandifer’s family.

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