(CBS DETROIT) – Southfield Police say an 8-year-old girl who was shot in the head Sunday at an apartment complex has died.
The shooting took place at the Twelve North Apartments located on 12 Mile Road where the girl’s mother and brother also lived. She was taken to a local hospital and was listed in critical condition until her death.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Impacting Health & Well-Being Across Metro Region
Following the incident, the girl’s 20-year-old brother was taken into police custody and has since been charged.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts
Southfield Police Chief Elvin Barren says this was not an accidental shooting adding that the 20-year-old showed little remorse and tried to cover the tracks of the shooting. Barren said the shooting details are too “disturbing” to be released.MORE NEWS: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers
His charge is expected to be upgraded now to open murder since the 8-year-old girl has died.
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