Willits woman arrested on suspicion of stabbing pregnant juvenile
PHOTO: Ukiah Police Department
UKIAH — Officers with the City of Ukiah Police Department arrested a woman early this month on suspicion of stabbing a 17-year-old juvenile who turned out to be five months pregnant.
Around 6 PM on Friday, November 1st, officers arrived at 785 Village Circle to investigate a reported stabbing. The 17-year-old victim had sustained a laceration to her neck consistent with a stab wound and was treated at the scene before being airlifted to an out-of-county hospital, where it was learned she was approximately five months pregnant.
The suspect in the stabbing was identified as 18-year-old Shira Jessie Adams of Willits.
She was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and booked at the Mendocino County Jail on $250,000 bond.
The Ukiah Police Department urges anyone with details regarding the matter to contact them at 707-463-6262.