Expectant mom loses baby after being shot at gender reveal party

(INSIDE EDITION) - A joyous occasion became a bloodbath in Ohio this weekend when cops say two men opened fire on an expectant mom's gender reveal party.

The horror unfolded Saturday when Colerain Township Police say the shooters fired handguns in the living room of the home, where the baby's gender was to be revealed.

Instead, Colerain Township Police Chief Mark Denney said at a news conference Sunday that one woman was killed and eight people were injured, including three children ages 2, 6 and 8.

The fatally shot woman has been identified as 22-year-old Autumn Garrett of Indiana.

None of the three children or five other wounded appeared to have life-threatening injuries, he said.

However, the pregnant woman told WKRC-TV she lost her baby after being shot in the leg.

"I did talk to the officer that was the first one on the scene and he just said it was horrific," police spokesman James Love said. "He said it was something that was unimaginable, and when he started for calling for help, he said, 'what do I say? I need ambulances, I need people to help me out here.'"

Police are still in search of two suspects, who they believe entered the home at random while wearing black before opening fire.

Investigators from nearby Cincinnati are now aiding in the investigation and police say witnesses have been cooperative.

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