DETROIT – Detroit police said they are searching for a 31-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old who was trying to buy fireworks on Detroit's west side.
Police said the teenager was shot at 12:18 a.m. July 2 in the 15000 block of Joy Road.
The teenager was trying to buy fireworks from a tent on the corner of Greenfield and Joy roads, according to authorities.
The 31-year-old fired shots from inside the tent, officials said.
The 16-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital. He is stable, medical officials said.
Police said the 31-year-old man, shown in the picture above, has a medium complexion and a medium build.
Anyone who has seen the man or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-5640.