- Associated Press - Thursday, May 5, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been convicted as an adult of third-degree murder and other charges in a shooting that killed a woman’s unborn child.

Eric Taylor, of Duquesne, was only 15 when police say she shot 15-year-old DaRae Delgado, who was seven months pregnant, in May 2014.

An Allegheny County jury on Thursday convicted Taylor of third-degree murder, attempted homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and three weapons charges.

Police say Taylor knocked on the door of the victim’s home, covered the peephole and then opened fire when she answered

Delgado survived and burst into tears after the verdict.

Taylor’s attorney says he’ll appeal.

Taylor will be sentenced Aug. 3. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 to 40 years in prison on the murder charge alone.



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