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Police ID young mother killed in Phoenix shooting

PHOENIX — Police identified a young mother who was killed Thursday night in a quiet Phoenix neighborhood.

Phoenix police said Friday 19-year-old Khalli Lawrence was shot in the head and the 2-month-old baby
suffered a leg wound.

The two were found on a foot path on 18th Avenue north of Pecos Road in west Ahwatukee about 4:30
p.m. Thursday.

Lawrence died in the hospital. The baby is expected to survive.

Authorities said they’re searching for a shooter and any possible witnesses.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.