Toddler dead, child seriously injured in Detroit freeway shooting

June 18, 2021, 9:00 AM

Detroit police Chief James White discusses the Thursday shooting, which his department will assist in investigating. (Screengrab: Facebook video)

Michigan State Police are investigating a Thursday night freeway shooting that left a 2-year-old boy dead and 9-year-old hospitalized in serious condition.

A pickup truck carrying the kids was shot at on I-75 near McNichols by a late-model silver Chrysler 300 with no license plate, police said. The driver found their children hit after pulling off the freeway.

A motive is not yet known.

Anyone with information is asked to call MSP at (734)b287-5000 or CrimeStoppers at (800) SpeakUp.

Leave a Comment:

Photo Of The Day