16-year-old boy shot outside fireworks tent on Detroit's west side

The teen tried to knock on the tent and was shot at by a security guard who was inside the shop

DETROIT – A 16-year-old boy was shot outside a fireworks tent near the intersection of Joy and Greenfield roads. 

Police said he was riding his bike through the area Tuesday morning when he was shot. 

UPDATE: 31-year-old wanted

Police believe the boy may have tried to knock on the tent when someone inside the tent shot him. Authorities are reviewing surveillance cameras in the area to find out what happened.

The investigation is ongoing.


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