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Infant killed after pregnant mother shot while on Massachusetts bus, two others also injured



October 4, 2023 -Springfield- According to Hampden District Attorney’s Office, on Wednesday, at 12:38 p.m., members of the Holyoke Police Department responded to a reported shooting in the 100 block of Sargeant Street.

It appears three male suspects were involved in an altercation, during which a shooting occurred. It is believed one of the rounds from that altercation struck a public transportation bus and an uninvolved female occupant, who was seated in the bus.

This victim, who was pregnant, was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The infant, who was delivered, and needed life-saving medical services, tragically passed away.

All involved suspects are believed to have been identified and transported to nearby hospitals and are in custody.

This incident is under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office and the Holyoke Police Department.

The names of the suspects have not yet been released.

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