A 30-year-old man died on Detroit's west side early Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the head while playing with a gun.

Police say the incident took place at 12:15 a.m. on the 1700 block of Vinewood, which is south of West Vernor and west of West Grand Boulevard. 


Medics were dispatched to the scene and found the victim dead. Police believe the victim had been showing off and playing with the gun when it discharged. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

Police are investigating.


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