Plea for justice for teen shot in head in Detroit

(WXYZ) - He is a student who didn't just succeed, he helped others succeed. 

Now, 17-year-old Balaal Hollings is in the hospital recovering after being shot in the head.

Nuballa Hollings is proud of her brother Balaal. And she should be – after their mother died 2 years ago, the 26-year-old took care of him and helped him succeed.

He was homecoming king, student council president, senior class president, a star on the football field and in classes at Northwestern High School.

He just got back from a tour of colleges on April 6. Nuballa says that night he went to a  party .

Someone got into a fight at that party at a home near Manor and 6 Mile in Detroit.

Nuballa says her brother tried to break it up and he was shot in the head.  Two weeks later – he amazingly is alive – but facing a long rehabilitation.

So far no one has been arrested. If you know anything about this incident, please call Detroit Police. 

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