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Man arrested in teen nephew's deadly shooting at Detroit home

16-year-old boy shot, killed

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DETROIT – A man has been arrested in connection to his nephew's deadly shooting last week in the 9000 block of Ward in Detroit.

Detroit police said a 16-year-old boy was arguing with his uncle around 4 p.m. Friday. The uncle, who was identified as 48-year-old James Graham, allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the teen.

The victim was transported to a hospital and was listed in critical condition, and died over the weekend. 

Police said the man fled in a powder blue Chevy pickup truck. He was arrested Tuesday near Joy and Northfield, Detroit police said. Officers arrested him after a traffic stop. 

 


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