LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDRB) -- Lexington police are investigating a shooting that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child.  

The shooting happened about 11 p.m. Wednesday near an apartment complex on Winburn Drive, which is north of downtown Lexington. 

Investigators say 22-year-old Maryiah Coleman was was shot and killed while walking with a friend. Coleman was eight months pregnant, but doctors at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital were unable to save her or the unborn baby.

Police are investigating the shooting as a possible attempted robbery. A description of the shooter has not yet been released. 

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