Police investigating 14-year-old boy shot on Detroit’s east side

Victim expected to survive

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DETROIT – Police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night on Detroit’s east side.

According to authorities, it happened just before 10 p.m. near the intersection of Hayes and Evanston streets. Police said the 14-year-old victim was sitting on a porch when an unknown person walking on Hayes Street fired a shot, striking the boy.

The boy was rushed to a hospital and is expected to survive.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5940.

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