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19-year-old shot several times while taking out the trash in Detroit neighborhood

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Posted at 10:24 PM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-26 22:24:30-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A 19-year-old is being treated for non-fatal injuries after being shot multiple times while taking out the trash, according to Detroit police.

Around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, the male victim with his brother were taking out the trash in the 3300 block of E. Vernor. Two suspects approached the pair, announced a holdup then shot the victim before running away, police say.

Both suspects were dressed in black. Officers believe one is still armed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police or Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP.