Person of interest arrested in connection with shooting that injured mother, baby

Mother in critical condition

DETROIT – A person of interest has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a woman and her 6-week-old baby injured on Detroit’s west side Tuesday.

Police say the woman was holding her baby when she answered the door Tuesday night and a masked man shot her with what police describe as an assault style rifle. The shooting happened on Freeland Street south of McNichols Road.

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The mother remains in critical condition. Police say the baby was grazed by a bullet in the knee. Family members say the baby is doing fine.

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