Sarah Lewis, a 34-year-old pregnant mother of three, was shot and killed by her husband, 31-year-old Keith Lewis, before he turned the gun on himself. Lewis was a combat medic for the Special Operations Command. The crime took place in Fayetteville, NC.
Keith Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene when police officers arrived on the scene, just after 7 p.m. on Sunday evening. His pregnant wife was rushed to a local hospital with three gunshot wounds where she, and her unborn baby, later died.
The couple’s three-year-old daughter was present during the shooting but was not injured. She is in the care of other family members.
Lewis had been assigned to the 98th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade. The battalion is part of the 1st Special Forces Command. He had enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2007, and attended infantry one-station unit training (OSUT), at Fort Benning, Georgia, followed by Airborne School at that same base.