Police investigating after 4-year-old boy shot in Detroit

Posted at 5:50 AM, Apr 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-27 10:14:31-04

(WXYZ) — Police say a 4-year-old boy was shot during a drive by shooting on Detroit’s west side Wednesday morning.

The incident happened on Stout St. near Evergreen right before 3:30 a.m.

We're told the 4-year-old was shot in the buttocks while sleeping. He was transported to a local hospital, but has since been released.

Police say five children were in the house during the shooting.

We're told four rounds of shots entered the home and four shell casings from a high powered rifle were found in the street.

The investigation is ongoing.