MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — A 6-month-old was shot and killed in Muskegon Friday, police say.
The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. at a home on E. Isabella Avenue near Ransom Street, east of Peck Street, in the city’s McLaughlin neighborhood. Police arrived on scene and found the 6-month-old with a gunshot wound, the Muskegon Police Department said in a release.
Police say she was brought to the hospital, where she died.
“The Muskegon Department of Public Safety wishes to extend our deepest sympathies to the families and loved ones who were touched by this tragedy,” Muskegon police said in the release.
Four suspects have been arrested and it is believed others were involved, police say.
Officers say there is no danger to the public.
Neighbors told News 8 they heard a number of shots and some said they took cover in their own homes. They said they were sad to see the violence that happened in their community.
“I was just coming home and I heard the gunshots go off, it was just a lot,” said a neighbor in the area. “If you can’t come on Isabella, then where can you go? That’s sad, we can’t even come down the street or just come outside without no weird stuff going on.”
Anyone with information should call Muskegon police at 231.724.6750 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.
— News 8’s Demetrios Sanders contributed to this report.