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James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Homicide detectives in Detroit are investigating a case where a 27-year-old man was found fatally shot in a backyard on the city's east side Sunday morning, police said.

Homicide detectives in Detroit are investigating a case where a 27-year-old man was found fatally shot in a backyard on the city's east side Sunday morning, police said.

Police were called to the 20100 block of Omira — north of East State Fair, west of the Chrysler Service Drive — about 8:50 a.m. Sunday on the report that a man was found unresponsive, laying in the backyard of a home, said Officer Nicole Kirkwood, a spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department.

When officers arrived, they found the man with gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police aren't yet sure if the man lived on the property where his body was found.

jdickson@detroitnews.com