Man shot during birthday party in Detroit

Victim shot while trying to break up a fight outside home on McLean Street

Published On: Feb 20 2013 03:59:55 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 20 2013 06:17:34 AM EST
DETROIT -

A man is in the hospital after being shot while attending a 5-year-old’s birthday party in Detroit.

The incident happened Tuesday night at a home in the 2900 block of McLean Street.

Just after 8 p.m., the 21-year-old victim noticed several people outside the home in a physical altercation. When he tried to break up the dispute, a man produced a gun and shot him.

The victim is expected to be OK but the gunman got away.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-1340 or Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAKUP.

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