Newborn reunited with parents after carjacking abduction in Detroit

Ariana Taylor
The Detroit News

A newborn was reunited with his parents after a man shot at them and stole their car with the baby inside Saturday night on Detroit's east side, police said. 

A 35-year-old man whom police said was known by the parents abducted him while carjacking the mother and father.

The 28-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were sitting in a silver Buick Lucerne with their 2-month-old in the back seat in the 9300 block of East Jefferson. 

A 2-month-old was reunited with his parents, who were carjacked and shot at while the baby was inside the car on Saturday, police said.

At about 10 p.m., a man with a handgun approached the couple's car on foot. The mother and the father jumped out of the car and the mother exchanged gunfire with the suspect, officials said.

The suspect then got into the couple's car and left on McClellan with the baby inside, police said.

Less than an hour later, Detroit police found the baby and the car in an alley near Crane and Canfield. Officers located the suspect in the 1000 block of Holcomb and took him into custody.