DETROIT, MI – Shortly before 11:00 PM on Thursday September 13th, 2018, a unknown gunmen broke into a home in the 19000 block of Lyndon off of Evergreen. A mother and child were shot. The child has died.
The 22-year-old mother and her 5-year-old daughter were sleeping in bed in a back bedroom when shots rang out. Other people were also inside of the house at the time of the shooting.
Both the mother and child were taken to Sinai-Grace Hospital. The mother was listed in critical condition. She is now in stable condition and remains hospitalized.
At 4:50AM a homicide task force went to the home of a relative in the 9200 block of Evergreen Rd. Officers went to execute a search warrant. The 46-year-old man was on the couch when officers entered the house. He was armed with an AR pistol. A Detroit Police officer shot and killed the man.
Commander Bryant provides information on the shooting that occurred on the city’s west side. One child is dead and one adult shot and is in critical condition. If anyone has any information pertaining to this crime please call Detroit Police Homicide at 313-596-2260.