(CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection to a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old girl on the city’s east side.

It happened Oct. 28 at 8:20 p.m. in the 3900 block of Bedford.

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Police say a 7-year-old girl was on the couch in her home when an unknown suspects in a dark color vehicle drove by and fired shots into the house, fatally wounding her.

A 19-year-old man was taken into custody, on Monday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the area of E. Hildale and Justine, but investigators are still looking for a second suspect: 22-year-old Christion Mitchell-Childress.

Christion Mitchell-Childress
Credit: Detroit Police Department


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If anyone has information regarding this suspect’s whereabouts there are asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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