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Published On: Fri, Oct 4th, 2013

Jamar Silas shoots and kills pregnant woman, Brianna Anderson, baby saved by C-section

Doctors delivered a healthy baby by cesarean section after the 22-year-old mother was shot and later died in the hospital.

Brianna Anderson

Brianna Anderson

Brianna Anderson was shot in the head at her Tampa apartment, alive when police arrived but “coded’’ – lost her heartbeat and other vital signs – in the ambulance, police said.

Paramedics were able to revive her even though she was pronounced dead at Tampa General Hospital late Wednesday.

The baby was in the third trimester and was delivered by C-section shortly after Anderson arrived at the hospital.

“The baby is doing well,’’ said Tampa Police Department spokeswoman Laura McElroy. “It looks like the baby is going to make it.’’

Jamar Anjuan Silas, age 22, of Seffner Florida was taken into custody in connection with the shooting.

Silas has been charged as a felon in possession of a gun and Tampa police say more charges are expected.

Anderson also has a 2-year-old son and worked at Walmart.

Jerome Ryans, CEO and president of the Tampa Housing Authority, which manages the complex, came out to the scene after he heard about the shooting.

“It’s sad when things like this happen,’’ Ryans said. “It makes you sick to your stomach. From what I understand, she was a good resident.’’

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