A Detroit toddler is in critical condition and a man was wounded following a drive-by shooting Tuesday night on the city’s west side.
There were reportedly several people in the area of Colfax St near Allendale who saw a blue car cruising on Colfax at about 11:00 PM last night. At that time, a man, woman and 2-year-old child were getting into a car near the streetcorner.
Someone inside the blue car then produced a rifle and started shooting. Witnesses claimed to have heard 8-10 shots. The man and toddler were struck by gunfire. The woman was not injured.
According to WXYZ-7, police reported finding 13 cartridge casings at the scene.
The toddler was taken to Children’s Hospital of Michigan and is reported to be in critical condition. The man is also hospitalized, his condition not yet known.
The DPD continues to investigate.
This is a developing story, so stay tuned.