Biltmore & Trojan
Detroit’s West Side (11:45PM): DPD is investigating a shooting @ Biltmore & Trojan Monday night at around 11:45PM. Reports indicate shots were fired into an occupied dwelling, grazing the child.
There is no dispatch audio of this incident as the child was privately conveyed to the hospital. Local hospitals are required to notify police when someone is admitted with a gunshot wound. Detroit Police evidence techs were dispatched to process the scene of a non-fatal shooting.
Reports indicate the child is in stable condition.
This is the 2nd instance of a child being grazed by a bullet fired into an occupied building this month. In that January 9th incident, a 7 year old child was grazed by a bullet fired into an occupied dwelling on Detroit’s east side.
If you have information on this incident contact the Detroit Police Department’s Eighth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5840. You can also submit tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.