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Pregnant woman on life support after shooting loses second twin boy

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — Police said a pregnant Anderson woman who was shot Friday has lost her second twin boy at 21 weeks.

Alexis Wasson was shot Friday morning in the 4200 block of Mellen Drive and airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital. She was placed on life support and declared “brain-dead,” according to Anderson Police Chief Tony Watters.

Wednesday, Wasson lost her second twin boy. Watters said she remains on life support.

Police said feticide charges will be filed against Skye-lar White on Thursday.

White was arrested for allegedly shooting Wasson in the head. He was booked into the Madison County Jail on Friday.

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A pregnant Anderson woman who was shot Friday has lost one of her twin boys at 21 weeks, police said Tuesday.

Alexis Wasson was shot Friday morning in the 4200 block of Mellen Drive and airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital. She was placed on life support and declared “brain-dead,” according to Anderson Police Chief Tony Watters.

“One of the male twins died today at 21 weeks. He had suffered detrimental effects from the incident,” Watters said Tuesday.

Skye’lar White, 29, of Anderson was arrested Friday night on a preliminary charge of attempted murder in connection with the shooting.

Skye’Lar White. (Provided Photo/Madison County Jail)

Authorities on Friday were unable to confirm the relationship, if any, between White and Wasson.

White remained in the Madison County Jail on Tuesday, online court records show.

No information about the condition of the second twin was immediately available.

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