Murder of pregnant woman in 2017 remains unsolved

South Texas Crime Stories: Ditraniq Hawkins

San Antonio – It’s been almost two years since a drive-by shooting left one pregnant woman dead.

Very little clues were left behind in the murder of 21-year-old Ditraniq Hawkins on Dec. 2, 2017.

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Hawkins and her boyfriend were driving just north of downtown when a black sedan started chasing them.

South Texas Crime Stories: Map of where deadly 2017 unsolved murder took place. (KSAT 12)

Their vehicle crashed into a truck, and that is when someone inside the black sedan opened fire hitting Hawkins and her boyfriend.

They were rushed to University Hospital where Hawkins, who was 8 weeks pregnant, died from her injuries.

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Her boyfriend survived.

Days later police released two photos of the apparent vehicle the shooter was in.

The black sedan was seen with dark-tinted windows and damage to the right-back passenger door area, following the incident.

South Texas Crime Stories: Suspect vehicle in 2017 unsolved murder (KSAT 12)

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone whose tips lead to an arrest.

If you have any information you are asked to call 210-224-STOP.

About the Author

Erica Hernandez is an Emmy award-winning journalist with 15 years of experience in the broadcast news business. Erica has covered a wide array of stories all over Central and South Texas. She's currently the court reporter and cohost of the podcast Texas Crime Stories.

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