A woman who is seven months pregnant was shot in the leg over the weekend by her boyfriend.
The gunman was apparently arguing with another man at the Men's Shelter over a drug deal about 8:45 p.m. Saturday, a Salt Lake police report said. The man pulled a .32 pistol from his waistband during the fight and fired it at the other man, the report said.But the bullet hit his pregnant girlfriend, 33, in the calf and traveled through her leg. The gunman fled, then returned about five minutes later. The transient, 38, was booked into jail for investigation of aggravated assault.
The woman, also a transient, was treated at the University Hospital.