By Sandra McNeill

DETROIT (WWJ) – While there was no outward sign of damage at the home on Gilcrest on the city’s northwest side,  five children were reportedly hurt when a ceiling collapsed Monday.

An unidentified man who answered the door at the home said he didn’t want to talk except to say that he doesn’t know why the ceiling came down and that the children were not seriously hurt, suffering “only scratches.”

Demandas Johnson is a neighbor who says they are a nice family. “Oh man, it hurts, cause I’ve got kids of my own and I want to see all the kids be all right. So it’s just a blessing that the kids made it alright,” he said.

The children range in age from 6 months to 8 years old; The two adults in the home were not injured.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

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

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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


Connecting to %s

Watch & Listen LIVE