Detroit police investigating after 15-year-old shot in leg on city's east side

By Kayla Clarke, Jason Colthorp - Anchor/Reporter

DETROIT - Police are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg on the city's east side.

The 15-year-old was shot Monday evening in the area of Lanark Street and Casino Avenue, according to authorities.

Police said two 15-year-olds were home alone and playing with a gun when one of them was shot. The uninjured child fled the scene.

Police have recovered the gun.

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