Detroit (WWJ)- Gunfire on Detroit’s northwest side leaves a two-year old boy hospitalized. It is the fourth time in the past two months that a child has been shot in Detroit.
Detroit police say the child was shot around 7:25 p.m. Sunday after shots were fired during a fight between two men, aged 18 and 35, in the 15000 block of Gilchrist, near the Southfield Freeway and Fenkell.READ MORE: Detroit Woman Goes From Part-Time Server 19 Years Ago To Now Owner Of Outback Location
The suspected gunman, 35, took off in a vehicle, but was arrested about an hour after the shooting on Colfax Street. Charges are pending.
It’s unclear why the men were arguing.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: When Could You See Another Economic Relief Payment?
The child was taken to a hospital and is listed in temporary serious condition, according to preliminary information released by police.
Sunday’s shooting was the first this month involving a child. In February, three children, ages 12 years, six years and nine months were shot. Two died. Arrests have been made in two of the three cases.MORE NEWS: GM, Toyota, Target, and Others Say They Will Still Enforce Mask-Wearing In Texas
Detroit police continue to investigate the latest shooting.