Eight-Year-Old Detroit Boy Shot and Killed in His Bed

Eight-Year-Old Boy Killed While in Sleeping in Bed

The murder of Jakari Pearson, whose mother was also shot, may have been due to domestic violence

by #teamEBONY, July 30, 2014

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Eight-Year-Old Detroit Boy Shot and Killed in His Bed

Eight-Year-Old Detroit Boy Shot and Killed in His Bed

An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed while sleeping in his bed last night in Detroit. Police say a gunman opened fire on the back of his townhouse, and a bullet went through the window and hit him in the chest. CBS Detroit has identified the boy as Jakari Pearson. His mother was also shot and is still in the hospital.

While cops have not released much information about the shooting, it's being reported as a possible incident of domestic violence.

 
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