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Candice Rochelle Bobb Shooting: Infant Son Of Woman Fatally Shot In Toronto Dies

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TORONTO — The baby who was delivered prematurely after his mother was fatally shot in Toronto last month has died.

Toronto police have issued a brief statement saying the infant son of Candice Rochelle Bobb died Sunday night in hospital.

The statement says the family is asking for privacy.

Bobb, a 35-year-old woman from neighbouring Mississauga, was five months pregnant when she was shot in Toronto's west end while returning home from watching a basketball game.

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Candice Rochelle Bobb is shown in a Toronto Police Service handout photo. (Photo: Toronto Police Service/Canadian Press)

Her baby boy was delivered prematurely by emergency C-section.

Police say Bobb was in a vehicle in the city's northwest end with three other people at the time of the shooting.

Police say the vehicle was the clear target.