Woman shoots son for banging on door of Detroit home, police say

Officials say man shot in hand

Police are investigating. (WDIV)
Police are investigating. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A Detroit woman shot her son through the door of her home because he was banging on the door, according to police.

The shooting happened at 8:12 a.m. Monday in the 12900 block of Asbury Park on Detroit's west side, police said.

A 31-year-old man broke the glass of the storm door and continued to bang on the door of the home, according to officials.

His 52-year-old mother fired shots through the door, striking him in the hand, police said.

He was driven to a nearby hospital, officials said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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