MINNEAPOLIS — Police have arrested a Minneapolis man charged with fatally shooting a woman who was pregnant with his child. The baby was delivered at a hospital and survived the shooting.
Zachary Robinson, 27, was arrested in Chicago, according to Minneapolis police.
He was charged last week in Hennepin County District Court with second-degree murder, second-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the July 5 shooting of 27-year-old Leneesha Columbus.
Witnesses told police they saw Robinson and Columbus arguing near her SUV in a parking lot. A criminal complaint says that as Columbus started to drive away, Robinson fired several shots at the SUV.
When a man confronted Robinson in the parking lot and asked him what he was doing, Robinson pulled the handgun from his waistband and shot the man in his right foot, according to the complaint.
Robinson has a history of felony assaults dating to 2009 and is barred from possessing any firearms or ammunition, prosecutors said.