2 Adults 1 Child Shot Tuesday Morning
Detroit’s West Side – Tuesday July 9 2019 @5:00AM: Detroit Police responded to reports of shots fired and a man suffering a gunshot wound to the head on the 7200 block of MacKenzie, Detroit’s west side.
Officer’s from the 2nd & 4th Precincts responded and found 3 with gunshot wounds. A 39 year old male, a 29 year old female and an 8 year old child. Initially officers had thought 2 juveniles had been shot but later discovered a 3 year old had been injured during the incident but not shot. The children are described as a male and a female.
An 11 year old managed to escape, according to dispatch audio, and ran to the area of Wykes & Tireman.
In addition to officers from the 2nd & 4th Precincts, Detroit EMS Medics 2, 5, 10 & 9 responded to the MacKenzie shooting scene. DEMS Medic 9 was sent to Wykes & Tireman.
Later in the day, the DPD arrested a 25 year old male for the shootings.
All of the shooting victims are reportedly in critical condition. The 3 year old received non life threatening injuries. The 11 year old’s injuries are unknown. Police say shootings may have occurred during a domestic disturbance.