Police: Infant shot and killed on Detroit's west side

An infant was shot and killed on Detroit's west side.

- Detroit police are investigating the shooting of an infant and a man on Detroit's west side around 1 p.m. Saturday. 

According to police, the infant was inside of a home when a shooter fired multiple shots into the house on Clarita Avenue and Winthrop Street, hitting the infant and a 24-year-old man. They are suspected have driven away in an older model silver Saturn.

Two other children, one 4 months old and another 11 months old, were unharmed. Police said the infant, named Miracle Murray, died from the injuries, but the man is expected to survive.

Police were for three suspects in the case, and two have been identified as Christopher Long Jr. and Jose Jackson. Both men were arrested in Lincoln Park a few hours after the shooting. 

The third suspect, believed to be the gunman, has not yet been identified.

Jackson may have been involved in the shooting on Easter Sunday that left a 3-year-old girl dead. Police had arrested him, but he was later released.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said they believe the individuals are connected to a local street gang, but don't know what the dispute causing the violence concerns.

The family of six month old Miracle Murray is only beginning to mourn her death. 
"I just wish she wasn't my little sister because she didn't deserve this. She was only six months old, she didn't get time to enjoy nothing," said Kyra Street, Miracle's sister.
Miracle's cousin Tia, heard the shots and rushed her to the hospital.
"I was panicking but I was able to hold my composure while driving to get her there. We weren't even there 15 minutes and I guess they couldn't save her," she said.
As they try to comprehend the tragedy, they say they're also scared for their safety, knowing the man police believe had the gun, is still out there.

If you have any information in regards to the shooting, please contact Detroit police immediately. 

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