MARS, Pa. - Police are trying to determine whether a woman shot with her 5-month-old child nearby may have been targeted because the baby's father is jailed on charges he fatally shot one man and wounded others belonging to a Pittsburgh motorcycle gang.
Investigators said 42-year-old Tara Bouie was found shot about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at the house she rented in Adams Township, Butler County.
“(Her family) received a phone call that they needed to come check on her,” Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Thomas Dubovi said.
Bouie's child wasn't harmed, and is now staying with family.
“The circumstances right now are leading us to believe there was foul play involved. She was found by her relatives in that state,” said Debovi.
The father of the child, 41-year-old Kenneth Harrison, was arrested at Bouie's house in September.
He remains jailed on charges that he killed a man and wounded five others in a dispute with the Pittsburgh Gentlemen Motorcycle Club outside a Pittsburgh bar on Aug. 2.
Pittsburgh police said they're cooperating with the state police investigation of Bouie's death.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.