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Police: Man shot by stray bullet fired during altercation

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Posted at 9:42 AM, Feb 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-16 09:46:17-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A 57-year-old man was shot by a bullet that police believe wasn't intended for him as he stood inside a store on Detroit's west side.

The shooting happened Feb.16 around midnight in the 14900 block of Greenfield. Police say the victim was inside a store when he heard gunshots and suddenly felt pain. Investigators believe the shots may have come from the parking lot where two men were seen having an altercation.

This is preliminary information. Detroit police are still investigating the incident and ask that anyone with information to contact the 2nd Precinct at 313-596-5240 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.