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Man shot in head by stray bullet while home with mother, sister in Inkster

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 12:09:40-05

INKSTER, Mich. (WXYZ) — A 28-year-old man was shot in the head by a stray bullet in his bedroom, according to Michigan State Police.

On Jan. 12, detectives responded to a shooting that occurred on the 26900 block of Notre Dame in Inkster.

Police say the victim was in an upstairs bedroom when he was struck on the left side of the head. He was at home with his mother and sister.

Family members and neighbors told police they heard 4 to 6 gunshots before seeing two vehicles drive away from the area. Police say based on the bullet trajectory that entered through the front of the house, the weapon was fired from over a half block away.

The victim is currently in critical condition, police say. Anyone with information is asked to contact MSP at 734-287-5000.