Detroit home with mom and children inside firebombed

Detroit Police and arson investigators looking into why a house on Detroit's west side was firebombed Sunday night with several children young children inside.

Two young children, one special needs, were living there and lost everything. Police are trying to find out who did it but the child's mother says she already knows: it was her boyfriend. Now, Andrea King says they have nothing left.

"We don't have nowhere to go. I don't have a job, we don't have nothing right now," King said.

King and her two young sons, a 10-year-old and a 5-year-old with special needs, were inside the home Sunday night.

In between questioning by investigators, King told us her boyfriend threw fire bombs through the windows overnight, while she was home with her boys and a cousin.

"Me and my boyfriend were arguing, and he did bust up my windows and right after the windows got bust out, maybe within  30-45 minutes it was on fire," she said.

Investigators tell us, a preliminary scan of the house points to the fire starting not from someone on the outside, but on the inside of the house, And that the fire was set in two different areas, around the same time.

The 5-year-old is in a wheelchair. His medical supplies and special food were all destroyed after the firebombs were tossed.

"We need help with my son and his feeding supplies. We don't have nowhere to stay. I'm about to be on the bus with a baby and a wheelchair," she said.

For now, the two children are staying nearby with family, while their mother salvages what she can from the ashes.

"I guess right now police say they're opening a criminal investigation, so they are questioning me right now, that's what they're doing," King said.

So far, police are not identifying the suspects in this case.

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