Newborn Baby Found in Shopping Bag in Church Parking Lot

October 24, 2011 Updated Oct 24, 2011 at 1:56 PM EDT

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Newborn Baby Found in Shopping Bag in Church Parking Lot

October 24, 2011 Updated Oct 24, 2011 at 1:56 PM EDT

According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, a member of a Schaumburg (Ill.) church made a shocking discovery on Sunday when he found a newborn baby inside a shopping bag that had been left in the church's parking lot.

The baby appears to be healthy, according to the Tribune report. Authorities are now seeking information about the child and its mother, the story says.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.