The 16-year-old boy is listed in temporary serious condition at a local area hospital. He was shot by a 39-year-old who was trying to allegedly stop a pitbull from charging and attacking another dog.
The shooting took place in the 19200 block of Bentler on the city’s west side at approximately 6:50 p.m.
Detroit Police executed a search warrant at the shooting location on Bentler. It is not yet clear what charges the man will face.
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