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Mom speaks out after teen shot by boyfriend

Posted at 10:40 PM, May 17, 2016

UPDATE: Relatives said Yakira Felder, 17, is recovering after being shot twice by her boyfriend. 

"I'm blessed," said mom Kim Williams. 

It happened as the teen was coming home from work.  Neighbors heard a fight before two gunshots, according to Williams. 

The teen rushed to her door for help.

"When I got up a little closer, I noticed her hands were full of blood," said Williams.

Police said they are investigating the domestic incident. No one has been arrested. 

Williams said the shooter told her the gun went off accidentally but she doesn't believe it. 

"If it was an accident, how come it's two shots," said Williams, "...It's two bullets, not one."

13 Action News reached out to the alleged shooter for comment on Facebook.


Police are investigating the shooting of a teenage girl Tuesday night.

Police received the call around 9 p.m. in the 2200 block of James Bilbray Drive, near Smoke Ranch Road and Rainbow Boulevard. Police said the teen arrived home and told her parents she had been shot.

The girl was transported to the hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Police did not have any suspect information at this time. The investigation is ongoing.