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Woman holding 10-day old baby shot to death

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police in Birmingham say a woman was fatally shot while she was holding her 10-day old baby.

Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams says the victim, identified as Sherri Williams, was holding her baby and standing in the doorway of an apartment in the Gate City neighborhood when two men at a nearby store got into a fight Monday afternoon. One of the men chased the other down the street and fired a gun as he ran.

Authorities say Williams was hit by a stray bullet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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