'I lost my family': Murder of pregnant Milwaukee woman, unborn child still unsolved, family gives public plea

’I lost my family’: Murder of pregnant Milwaukee woman, unborn child still unsolved, family gives public plea

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- It's been almost four months since a Milwaukee woman and her unborn child were shot and killed.

No suspects are in custody, and the woman's family is making a public plea to find the suspects.

CBS 58 shared the tragic story of the murder of Jenny Her, 24, and her unborn daughter on Dec. 11, 2021.

In January, CBS 58 featured the case in a Crime Stoppers story.

Milwaukee police believe this was an attempted robbery.

Surveillance video shows the suspect's vehicle leaving the scene.

This week, CBS 58 again met with Jenny's twin sister, Amy, and for the first time, the father of their child, Jeremy Shelley.

Shelley was also hurt in the shooting.

They say time has passed, but healing has been very hard.

The feeling is bittersweet.

"This is all I've got left. I can't go to her house. I've gotta come here to talk to her. So this is all we have left," Amy Her said.

"We were literally best friends," Shelley said. "Like, in a matter of seconds I literally lost my whole family."

Jenny and her unborn daughter died after the double shooting near 41st and Lancaster.

"Coming to the realization that she's not here. I'll never get to meet my daughter, never get to play with her, smile at her, anything like that," Shelley said.

Jeremy and Jenny were both victims that morning.

He said he'd left his third shift job and went to Jenny's home.

He said he walked out to get his phone charger and was ambushed.

"As I approached my vehicle, another car approached me. And unfortunately, three Black males jumped out with assault rifles and had me at gunpoint," he explained.

Shelley was shot in the leg and said Jenny heard his screams and ran outside.

The suspects fired at her and took off.

Shelley said he got Jenny in the car and drove her to Amy's house, minutes away.

"She made my children who they are," Amy said. "But even when I cry, it's like, I could feel something inside of me telling me it's going to be okay. And it's like, I know it's her."

Shelley and Amy do not believe the shooting was targeted, but police are still investigating.

Baby Amya would have been born last week on March 30.

If you know what happened, call Milwaukee police or give an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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