UPDATE: Texas Woman Charged With Murder After Abducted Baby Found Safe

A prosecutor says a woman has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a mother and the abduction of her newborn son near Houston.

Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon says Verna McClain was charged early Wednesday in the killing of Kala Marie Golden.

Witnesses say Golden died Tuesday afternoon after another woman shot her, snatched the 3-day-old baby from her arms and drove away.

Ligon told ABC's "Good Morning America" that McClain's statement to investigators indicate the shooting was part of a plan to kidnap a child.

He says he doesn't think Golden was specifically targeted.

The baby, Keegan, was found unharmed Tuesday evening. Ligon says Child Protective Services are looking after Keegan but that they expect him to soon be reunited with his father.

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Authorities say they've found a newborn who was abducted from his dying mother after she was repeatedly shot outside a doctor's office in suburban Houston.

Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon says authorities found the 3-day-old infant safe Tuesday night. He says the father is on his way to be reunited with his son.

Authorities say the baby's mother, 28-year-old Kala Marie Golden, was leaving a checkup with her son Tuesday afternoon when she had a verbal altercation with a woman in a parked Lexus.

Sheriff's Lt. Dan Norris says witnesses reported that the woman repeatedly shot Golden, snatched the baby and sped off, hitting Golden as she screamed and tried to reach into the Lexus.

The shooting happened outside a pediatric center in Spring, north of Houston.

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