Detroit Shooting, Detroit, Detroit's west side, Detroit Police, Shooting

DETROIT (WWJ) — A man was taken to a local hospital after being shot during a basketball game on Detroit’s west side on Monday night.

Police say a group was playing basketball at a park near 30th and Horatio Streets at 7:40 p.m. when an argument broke out. One of the individuals went to his car to get a gun and started firing. A 20-year-old black man was hit in the stomach.

Authorities say the man shot in the stomach was taken to a hospital and is in surgery. His condition is unknown at this time.

The shooter is characterized as a short black man with dark complexion in his 20’s. He was wearing a blue hat, white short-sleeved shirt and black shorts. He reportedly left the scene in a blue minivan.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detroit police.

Check back with CBS Detroit and WWJ 950 for more updates on this incident.


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