(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: 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Self In Foot At Eastpointe Home
Following the incident, the girl’s 20-year-old brother was taken into police custody and has since been charged.READ MORE: Detroit Department Of Transportation Adds 28 New 'Clean Diesel' Buses
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: Possible Parvo Outbreak Kills Several Dogs in Northern Michigan
His charge is expected to be upgraded now to open murder since the 8-year-old girl has died.
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