17-year-old mother found shot to death in Eastpointe home

Mother’s 6-week-baby found nearby, unharmed

The young mother's 6-week-old baby was not injured, police say.
The young mother's 6-week-old baby was not injured, police say.

EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A 17-year-old mother was found shot to death inside an Eastpointe home Wednesday.

The shooting happened on Rein Avenue, north of Nine Mile Road. The mother’s 6-week-old baby was not injured.

Police said the mother was visiting her boyfriend when shots were fired.

Police are investigating the circumstance of the shooting, but one person of interest is in custody.

The victim’s family is accepting donations at a GoFundMe account.

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