Police: “There’s No Excuse For A 3-Year-Old Being Shot”

DETROIT (WWJ) – A 3-year-old girl has been upgraded to stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound Tuesday night.

The shooting happened at about 5:40 pm on the 19600 block of Cardonia Street on Detroit’s east side.

Allegedly, a neighborhood dispute escalated, culminating in a single shot from a shotgun that hit the young girl.

Sgt. Eren Stephens told WWJ that the young girl was shot in the chest, arm and leg.

“Regardless of what the altercation was, there is no excuse for what happened – there is no excuse for a three-year-old being shot,” said Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee.

“The child is alert and up – obviously traumatized by what has happened,” said Godbee.

Police are confident that they know who fired the shotgun and will be able to apprehend the suspect.

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 for more on this developing story.

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.
Hump Day Drinks: 8 Cheery Cocktail RecipesNow that you've made it through half the work week, it's time to celebrate!

Watch & Listen