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Suspect arrested after shooting 14-year-old in the head at Inkster apartment complex

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Posted at 11:07 AM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 11:07:03-04

INKSTER, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a homicide involving a teen shot in the head in Inskter Friday night.

On Aug. 21 around 10:35 p.m., Inkster police and MSP detectives responded to the Dearborn View Apartments for a report of a 14-year-old male who was shot in the head.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a group of juveniles were hanging out at the apartment, while the mother of one of the juveniles was sleeping, according to police.

A handgun was brought out at some point and and witness statements allege that a 14-year-old male suspect shot the victim in the head, police say.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect is currently in custody.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.