Girl, 8, hurt after man fires 'random' shots
Detroit police are investigating the shooting of an 8-year-old girl.
Officials said the girl was shot earlier this morning near Grand River and Wyoming on the city's west side. She was taken to a hospital by her mother, they said.
Detroit police Commander Brian Mounsey says a man was in the parking lot of a gas station on the city’s west side asking people for a cigarette Friday morning when he apparently started shooting at random.
Police say the girl, who was in a nearby vehicle with her mother at a traffic light, was struck in the arm area. She was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive.
Mounsey says another vehicle was hit by gunfire, but no other injuries were reported. Police say a man suspected in the shooting was taken into custody.
Associated Press contributed