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Man shot after approaching, questioning alleged burglars in Detroit

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Aug 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-16 16:12:48-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting in Detroit overnight.

On August 16 around 3:50 a.m. in the 4200 block of Neff, the 30-year-old male victim saw two suspects possibly attempting to break in a home, police say.

As the victim walked up to the location and inquired about what the suspects were doing, one of the suspects fired shots, striking the victim in the body.

Medics took the victim to a local hospital, where he was treated and released, according to police.

Police have not released a description of the suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department’s Fifth Precinct at 313-596-5540 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.