A witness told police that several young children were playing in front of the home when the shooting happened.
Police Sgt. Cassandra Lewis says a white Dodge Charger drove by and someone shot the boy.
The driver was shot in the leg. He is now recovering.
It happened at around 1:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Hayes and Houston Whittier.
A Detroit police officer is in trouble with the law after allegedly shooting at a home where is wife works as a caregiver.
Detective Sgt. Reggie Williams says law enforcement officials are “working tirelessly to put a stop to this senseless violence.”
The search for Paige Stalker’s killer continued with renewed effort on Sunday.
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.
Detroit police say a man was walking on the city’s southwest side when someone drove by and opened fire.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the victim was a witness in an upcoming armed robbery trial.