MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police and medics are on the scene after a two-month-old was reportedly shot in the neck in north Minneapolis, according to police spokeswoman Cyndi Barrington.
Authorities say preliminary information suggests the child was struck by a stray bullet around 8:50 p.m. Thursday on the 2400 Block Emerson Ave N.READ MORE: At Duluth's Rose Garden, Thousands Of Vibrant Flowers Are Uniquely Situated On Lake Superior's Shore
The child’s relative was told by police that it was breathing as it was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. Police said the baby is in critical condition.READ MORE: COVID Community Test Sites In Mpls., St. Paul, Bloomington To Close By End Of The Week
Minneapolis City Council Member Don Samuels said, “This is nonsensical, and as a community we’re going to have to figure out a way to respond to this appropriately.”MORE NEWS: Twin Cities Among Metro Areas Included In Biden Plan To Curb Violent Crime
Police have not made any arrests. Call authorities at 612-692-8477 with any information.