Woman killed, 10-year-old son wounded in Detroit shooting


Detroit – A 44-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son died in a stable condition in a shooting on the southwest side of the city on Tuesday, police said.

The incident occurred at 1 p.m. near Downing and Bassett Streets. Nicole Kirkwood said.

“The woman and her 10-year-old son were in their car when four suspects walked close and shot the vehicle,” Kirkwood said.

The men then ran to an unidentified vehicle and drove away, Kirkwood said.

“Unfortunately the mother passed away,” she said. “The boy was in a stable condition.”

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Detroit Police Homicide Section at (313) 596-2260 or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at (800) SPEAK-UP (773-2587).

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