Teen hospitalized after accidental shooting in Detroit, police say

Adults were in the home when teen was shot

A teen accidentally shot his 14-year-old brother in Detroit.

DETROIT – A 14-year-old was rushed to a hospital after being shot by his 15-year-old brother on Wednesday, police said.

Police believe the 15-year-old accidentally shot his brother when he mishandled a gun. The two were at a home in the 12000 block of Monica Street in Detroit. They do not live at the home.

Police said Thursday morning that the 15-year-old boy has been taken into custody and is being held at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility while the investigation is underway. Police have not taken anyone else into custody at this time.

Adults were in the home at the time of the incident, police said.

The victim is listed in temporary serious condition.

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