DETROIT (WWJ) – A shooting takes the life of a 9-month-old child on Detroit’s west side.
Detroit Police tell WWJ that a baby, Delric Miller, was shot early Monday morning. And now homicide investigators have confirmed that the baby boy has died at a local hospital.
It happened in a neighborhood on Greenview Street near the Southfield Freeway and Tireman where police say there was a walk-by shooting on the home.
Police say it appears that someone with what’s believed to have been a semi-automatic rifle opened fire on the home with more than a dozen shots, and even walked up the driveway and shot at the side of the house before fleeing.
Several markers in the front lawn, street and sidewalk of the house show where the bullet casings landed.
Police say the Miller was one of about ten people in the home. The child had been rushed to Sinai Grace hospital following the shooting, but died soon after. No one else was injured.
Police are searching for the suspect and continue to investigate the incident.
CrimeStoppers is offering a reward up to $5000 for information on the person or persons involved in this crime.
Stay with WWJ as we continue to follow this developing story.