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Detroit Police Investigating After Man Shoots Brother

The shooting happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday.

August 18, 2019 - 6:58 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - A man is hospitalized in stable condition after being shot by his brother in Detroit, Sunday afternoon.

Detroit police say just before 3 p.m. a 25-year-old black man and his 23-year-old brother were involved in a physical altercation in a driveway outside of a house in the 2900 block of Leslie Street, near Linwood, south of Davison.

At some point during the altercation, authorities say the younger brother pulled out a handgun, fired a single shot and grazed his brother. The victim was privately taken to a nearby hospital and was reported to be in stable condition.

Police did not say whether the suspect was arrested, but said an investigation is still ongoing.