10 people shot at Detroit block party
DETROIT -- One person was killed and nine others wounded Saturday night when someone opened fire at a neighborhood block party on a basketball court in Detroit, police said.
Asst. Police Chief Steve Dolunt said a 20-year-old man was killed. The victim was not being identified while relatives were informed.
Another man was critically injured and eight others, five men and three women, were listed as seriously injured. The victims ranged in age from 21 to 46, he said.
CBS Detroit reports 400 to 500 people were attending the neighborhood party on the city's west side when the shots were fired at about 8:45 p.m.
Dolunt said the event included a barbecue attended by families with some small children in strollers.
"Through the grace of God no children were shot," he said.
Authorities suspect the dead man was targeted by the shooter, although Dolunt said that was preliminary.
No other information was immediately available.
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