Police: 7-year-old child shot in Detroit listed in serious condition

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Oct 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-19 13:09:58-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are investigating a 7-year-old child shot in Detroit overnight.

Officers say allegedly on Oct. 19 at around 12:50 a.m. "in the 18900 block of Bentler Street, a mother was waking her children up to get them out of the vehicle when someone inside a gray truck allegedly drove by and fired multiple shots."

As a result, her 7-year-old child who was inside of the car was shot, according to police.

No other injuries were reported.

The victim was privately taken to a nearby hospital, treated and listed in serious condition.

The unknown suspect was driving a gray pickup truck.

Police are still investigating the incident.