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.READ MORE: Wild Beat Rangers 3-2 To Spoil Henrik Lundqvist Jersey Retirement
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: NBA-Best Suns Roll To 9th Straight Win, Topping Timberwolves 134-124
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.
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: Minneapolis Mayor Reprimanded Police Chief Over Press Conference On Ballot Initiative
Police have not made any arrests. Call authorities at 612-692-8477 with any information.