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Police: Pregnant Jackson woman murdered by boyfriend

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UPDATE 10:00 p.m. Saturday

Jackson Police tell us just before 10:00 Saturday night, the victim's boyfriend, 20-year-old Octavius Morrison, was charged with Capital Murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Shunta Love.

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A 17-year-old Jackson woman has been shot to death. Shunta Love was seven months pregnant, according to Officer Colendula Green with the Jackson Police Department.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart tells us the victim died of a single gunshot wound to the back of the head.  Her unborn baby did not survive.

Love was found around 4:20 Saturday afternoon at 1535 Wood Glen Drive in Jackson.

The victim's boyfriend, Octavius Morrison, told police she was handling the gun, and it went off.

We'll bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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