According to police, the boy was with an adult friend of the family at the time of the shooting.
A 21-year-old man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend and wounding of her young daughter.
A man is in police custody after his girlfriend was shot dead and her child injured during an apparent domestic dispute in Pontiac.
Detective Sgt. Reggie Williams says law enforcement officials are “working tirelessly to put a stop to this senseless violence.”
The grandfather of a 5-year-old boy who was the victim of a drive-by shooting on Detroit’s east side said his grandson is expected to survive, although doctors were unable to save his eye.
An 8-year-old child is in serious condition after being shot while at a home on Detroit’s east side.
Early reports indicate that three children under the age of 14 were in the home alone when the young boy was shot in the chest. The child was rushed to Sinai Grace Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The 31-year-old father of young boy who police say accidentally shot himself has been arraigned on felony charges.
It is the second time in three days a child has been injured by gunfire in Detroit.
A 30-year-old Detroit woman has been charged with child abuse after her 4-year-old son shot himself with her handgun.