A 4-year-old child was asleep in a front room of his home in San Antonio when drive-by gunmen sprayed his home with bullets, killing him and wounding his mother.
Police Chief William McManus has pledged arrests in the death of 4-year-old De-Earlvion Whitley just before midnight Wednesday, His mother, 29-year-old Cyntwanisha Whitley, was shot twice in her left leg.
McManus said the shooting was gang-related and missed its target and may have been in retaliation for the wounding of two people earlier in the day.
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McManus said four men were arrested in two cars loaded with guns and ammunition near the drive-by scene, but it wasn't yet clear if they had any connection to the child's shooting.