UPDATE: Toddler shot in Blackman Township is in critical condition

Published: Apr. 16, 2019 at 3:38 PM EDT
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A child has been shot in Jackson.

It happened at 12:33 p.m. at the 400 block of Barrett Avenue in Blackman Township.

Officers discovered upon arrival that a 2-year-old male had been shot in the face and arm with a shotgun.

The suspect is a 32-year-old man from Blackman Township.

He and the mother of the child were having a domestic dispute when the woman loaded the toddler in the her vehicle and started to leave the scene.

That's when the man came out of the home with a shotgun and shot the child through the rear-passenger door's window.

The boy is in critical condition at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital.

The man then took off in a vehicle, but was arrested later by police.

He has been taken into custody without any incident.

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