Pregnant mom found shot to death in NC apartment

(Source: Ashton Pellom/WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A woman was found shot to death inside an apartment in south Charlotte Tuesday night.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for the person who fatally shot 20-year-old Donsha Seren Rankin, who family members say was pregnant.

Officers were called to an assault with a deadly weapon at an apartment in the 1500 block of Seneca Place around 10:55 p.m., where they found Rankin suffering from a gunshot wound. Medic pronounced her dead on scene.

Police believe Rankin and at least one other person were inside the apartment when the shooting happened. It appears Rankin knew the shooter, police say.

Rankin’s family says she was a mother of one and found out this week that she was pregnant with another.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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