Detroit police: 2 in custody in connection with toddler's shooting death
Victim is Anaiya Denise Montgomery
DETROIT – Detroit police have two people in custody in connection with the shooting of a 3-year-old girl who died in her mother's arms in a west side home.
The girl, identified by the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office as Anaiya Denise Montgomery, was shot early Sunday morning when a gunman forced his way into the home in the 16000 block of Riverview -- near McNichols and Telegraph -- and opened fire, police said.
Montgomery was being held by her mother when she was shot. She died from multiple gunshot wounds.
Two men, a 39-year-old and a 26-year-old, were also hit by the gunfire. They're hospitalized.
Police have not yet released details on the two people they have in custody.
Police also said a man in the home was arrested on unrelated traffic warrants.
"One homicide is one too many, and now we're talking about a 3-year-old child," said Detroit police Sgt. Michael Woody.
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