Mother, 2 year-old girl injured in drive-by shooting on Detroit's east side

DETROIT – A mother and her 2 year-old girl were shot Tuesday morning on Detroit's east side.

The shooting happened at about 1:45 a.m. near a home on Tacoma Street, near Hayes Street.

Detroit police said the child and her 22-year-old mother were in a car that was being driven by the mother's boyfriend when another vehicle pulled up and began shooting.

At least 10 shots were fired.

The child was shot in the neck and her mother was shot in the back.  Both are listed in temporary serious condition.

The motive behind the shooting is unclear.

The victims were unable to provide a description of the shooter's car. Police said the 27-year-old boyfriend driving the vehicle was not forthcoming in providing information. He was arrested on outstanding warrants out of another state.

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