Detroit police are releasing more details about the chain of-events leading up to Thursday’s east side shooting that left a 3-year-old girl dead and three others wounded.
Police said young man and woman have been arrested but investigators believe there are four more suspects.
Elijah Dillard, suffered from head and abdominal injuries and had burns on nearly 50 percent of his body.
A preliminary hearing to determine if the case goes to trial is Wednesday afternoon for 28-year-old Calvin Mosby and 17-year-old Devaunte Starks.
Jakari Pearson was shot about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Brewster Homes public housing project north of downtown Detroit. The bullet that hit him penetrated a wall at the residence.
Jakari Pearson was sleeping in his upstairs bedroom when one of the bullets came through the window and struck him in the chest.
Authorities say Ronald Dimambro Jr. was babysitting for Damian Sutton last August when he attacked the boy, breaking his skull.
A Michigan man has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in the 2011 death of his daughter who was found with human bite marks on her body.
A trial is scheduled to begin in the case of a Detroit man accused of abducting, raping and killing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old niece.
The search continues for a second suspect, believed to be an accomplice. The two other victims of the shooting remain hospitalized, but are expected to survive.