Suspect identified in fatal shooting of pregnant teen

Maurice Williams-Brunson, 20, sought in connection with fatal shooting of 16-year-old Kiana Nicole James

SAN ANTONIO – Police have identified a suspect in connection with a shooting that left a pregnant teen dead and wounded three others earlier this year.

Maurice Williams-Brunson, 20, is now wanted in connection with the shooting on May 23.

A witness told police he saw a silver Ford Taurus stop in front of a residence in the 600 block of Morningview before someone leaned out of the window with a long-barrel gun and fired what sounded like 30 gunshots before driving away while continuing to fire more shots.

When officers arrived on scene, they found 16-year-old Kiana Nicole James, who was pregnant, with gunshot wounds to the chest and stomach. She died a short time later from her injuries.

Also upon arrival, officers found Marquel Dupree Penny, Khadigh Steen and Jasmine Miller with gunshot wounds.

Miller also told police someone in a silver Taurus leaned out the car and began firing. She was running up the stairs at the residence when she was hit by a bullet in her left hand.

Anyone with any information on William-Brunson's whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 224-7867.

Williams-Brunson was previously arrested in connection with a separate fatal drive-by shooting in April 2013.

Universal City police said Williams-Brunson's passenger, Jeremy Moore, was fatally wounded during a shootout between two cars.

Williams-Brunson was charged with manslaughter in that case.

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