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Detroit police: 12-year-old grazed by bullet during altercation

(CBS DETROIT) - Police are investigating after a 12-year-old girl was injured in a shooting Tuesday night in Detroit.

The incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 16.

According to the Detroit Police Department, the 12-year-old and her group of friends were leaving Denby Park near Morang Avenue and Riad Street when they got into an argument with another person.

The victim was grazed by a bullet on the right hip when the argument led to a fight, and someone pulled out a gun, police say.

The 12-year-old was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Police say they have identified a person of interest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DPD's Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 800-Speak Up.

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