3-year-old boy wounded in drive-by shooting on Detroit's southwest side

Boy listed in stable condition

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DETROIT – A 3-year-old boy was shot in the foot early Sunday morning, according to police.

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It happened before 4 a.m. in the 3000 block of South Annabelle Street. Police said it was a drive-by shooting. The child was asleep in his bed when the shooting happened. 

The boy was taken to a hospital, where he is listed in stable condition. He is expected to make a full recovery. 

At first, Marcia Barnett though someone was knocking on the window before she heard her son crying. 

"I picked him up and I realized he was bleeding," Barnett said. "I look in the mirror and I was like, 'Oh my God, he's been shot.'"

Esteban Ramirez had been shot in the foot, the innocent victim of a drive-by shooting. The bullets narrowly missed a 5-year-old boy sleeping next to him. 

Barnett said her son was calm while paramedics wrapped up his foot, but he will likely miss the first week of preschool.


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