13-year-old boy shot in the back while walking down the street in Detroit

Posted at 11:21 PM, Oct 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-10 17:56:07-04

A 13-year-old boy was shot in the back on Sunday afternoon on Detroit's west side.

According to police, Tyrone Gladden was walking down the street, by a child's birthday party, when he was struck by a bullet.

Family members say Tyrone was on his way to the park with a couple of friends. 

He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is currently listed in critical condition.

Neighbors tell 7 Action News dozens of children were standing outside when the shots were fired. They ran inside a home to take cover. 

One of the bullets hit a nearby home and pierced a window frame. 

Police do not have any suspects in custody. 

If you have any information, please call Detroit police.