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Kamiya, 2, was shot and killed in Inkster Tuesday when a suspect opened fire on Kamaya, her dad, and his 12-year-old niece. Kamiya, 2, was shot and killed in Inkster Tuesday when a suspect opened fire on Kamaya, her dad, and his 12-year-old niece.
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  • 2nd suspect charged, one released in Inkster shooting

    2nd suspect charged, one released in Inkster shooting

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INKSTER, Mich. (AP) -- The death of a 2-year-old Detroit-area girl has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy confirmed a gunshot wound to her head.
 
The girl was shot on the porch of a home in Inkster in what police describe as a case of retaliation.
 
The Wayne County medical examiner's office says an autopsy was performed Wednesday, a day after the shooting.
 
State police say the toddler's name is Kamiya Gross. But Mary Mazur of the medical examiner's office says the girl's mother identified her as Kamiya French.
 
A suspect is in custody. The girl's father and a 12-year-old girl were also shot and are in a hospital.

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  • City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

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    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
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  • Community comes together to support slain Armada teen's family

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    Family asks for justice after mother of three found dead next to dumpster

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