Woman Shot Dead Outside Detroit Home With Infant Inside

The suspect is a boyfriend, family said.

WWJ News
September 30, 2019 - 10:40 am

(WWJ) A young woman is dead after she was shot, allegedly by her boyfriend, early Monday morning on Detroit's west side. 

Family members who gathered at the scene told WWJ's Charlie Langton that the victim was coming home from work at the time of the killing. 

According to police, the woman was found dead outside the home on Santa Rosa, near Livernois and Lyndon, at around 4:40 a.m.  Family said the woman's 1-year-old child was inside the house at the time of the shooting, and was not hurt.

The suspect, per people on the scene, was romantically involved with the victim.

Both the suspect and the victim were said to be in their 20s. Their name have not been released. 

There's no indication yet what led up to the shooting. 

The investigation is ongoing.