Eastpointe teen targeted by shooter while walking to school

13-year-old shot in leg while walking to East Detroit High School

EASTPOINTE, Mich. - An Eastpointe teenager was the target of a shooting Friday as she and another student walked to East Detroit High School Friday.

The incident happened shortly after 7 a.m. in the 22000 block of Firwood in the area of 9 Mile and Hayes.

Police do not believe the shootings were random.

Investigators believe a 15-year-old girl was the intended target. She was not shot. However, her 13-year-old-sister was shot in the leg.

Her injuries are described as serious but not life threatening.

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