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California man charged more than a year after allegedly shooting and killing pregnant woman

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Jan. 27 2022, Published 5:04 p.m. ET

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A California man has been charged after he allegedly shot and killed a pregnant teenager in 2020, police said.

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On Jan. 24, detectives arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Sereinat’e Henderson, according to police in Berkeley, California.

On Oct. 21, 2020, a car driving through Berkeley was shot at multiple times, police said. The car was occupied by Henderson and other family members, including her 1-year-old son.

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Henderson was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

Henderson was pregnant with her second child at the time of her death, police said.

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After months of investigation, detectives identified the suspect through electronic and forensic evidence. Detectives arrested a 21-year-old man, who was in custody at Santa Rita Jail for a gang-related shooting also in Berkeley. The suspect's name has not been released.

The suspect has been charged with murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle, attempted murder, assault with a semiautomatic firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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