Mom, 22, seen cradling her baby bump in heartbreaking pic before she and her unborn child were ‘gunned down at home’

THIS is the heartbreaking photo of a mom seen cradling her baby bump before she and her unborn child were "gunned down at home."

Karla Bermudez, 22, was shot and killed Monday morning while she slept at her boyfriend's home in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

A photo circulating the internet in the aftermath of Bermudez's death shows then-mom-to-be wearing a black crop top and holding her baby bump.

She was pictured with what appears to be a full face of makeup, her hair slicked back, and large hoop earrings.

According to police, authorities responded to her boyfriend's home at around 5.35am after gunfire activated a gunfire locator nearby.

When they arrived, they found the couple still in bed and shot multiple times.

Bermudez, who was 23 weeks pregnant at the time, was rushed to St Vincent's Medical Center.

But neither she nor her baby survived.

Her boyfriend, 23, sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in the backside and was expected to survive.

Although police said her boyfriend is being uncooperative in their investigation, he did tell police Bermudez did not live at his house and was only there for the night.

Neighbor Chuck Hines told CT Post: "It’s heartbreaking that she was going to bring a baby into this world and now she’s gone.

“She always had a wave and a smile."

According to News12 Connecticut reporter Marissa Alter, police have confirmed that Bermudez was not the intended target of the fatal shooting.

"They believe her boyfriend was," she tweeted on Tuesday.

Bridgeport police said two other adults were inside the home at the time of the shooting and did not sustain any injuries, NBC News reported.

Bermudez's death comes just one day after her cousin was also murdered in Bridgeport.

Heriberto Marquez was gunned down on Sunday.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is urged to contact Detective Heanue at 203-581-5242, or TIPS Line at 203-576-TIPS.

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