By CBS3 Staff


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police arrested an 18-year-old man in a shooting that caused a stray bullet to enter a North Philadelphia home, injuring a 19-year-old mother and her 1-year-old child. Jaron Mont, of Philadelphia, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and other related gun charges on Thursday.

Credit: Philadelphia police

The incident happened on the 2500 block of North Myrtlewood Street around 1:45 p.m. Monday. A gunshot, which was fired two blocks away, went through the 19-year-old woman’s front door and hit drywall.

Police say the woman suffered a graze wound to the chest after hearing the gunshots and her 1-year-old child suffered a laceration to the eye.

They were both taken to Temple University Hospital and placed in stable condition.