2 adults, 2 children injured in shooting on MacKenzie Street in Detroit

Man taken into custody

By Nick Monacelli - Reporter, Priya Mann - Reporter

DETROIT - Detroit police are investigating a shooting that injured four people including two children Tuesday morning at a home on MacKenzie Street near Joy and Livernois roads.

A 39-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman both were shot in the head. An 8-year-old boy was shot in the left ear and left hand. A 3-year-old girl suffered facial injuries, police said. It was first reported she was pistol-whipped in her face.

A man was taken into custody before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

The children were rushed to Children's Hospital where he is in critical condition. The girl's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The two adults were taken to Receiving Hospital where they are in critical condition.

An 11-year-old boy was able to escape to a nearby home and call police for help. He was having difficulty breathing.

Police said the 29-year-old woman is mother to all three children. The man may be a new boyfriend. This situation may involve the mother's ex-boyfriend.

Four people were injured in a shooting July 9, 2019 at a home on MacKenzie Street in Detroit. (WDIV)

The home is on MacKenzie Street not far from Prairie Street.

Investigators are working to figure out what led to this violence.

Four people were shot on MacKenzie Street July 9, 2019 in Detroit. (WDIV)

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