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A 30-year-old man died after being shot in the head late Saturday night on Detroit's east side, police said.

The shooting took place at about 11 p.m. in a driveway on the 16200 block of Lappin, which is north of Moross and west of Kelly. 

Police say the victim was chased on foot by another man, who wore a gray hoodie and was armed with a handgun. A witness then saw the victim fall in the driveway, at which point the suspect fired the shots that struck the victim in his head. 

Medics arrived, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

This is at least the second shooting on Lappin in the last week.

On the night of Easter Sunday, about a mile east of Saturday night's homicide, 17- and 26-year-old brothers were shot in a drive-by on Lappin off Schoenherr. 

The brothers were driving southbound on Schoenherr and turned right onto Lappin, headed east.

A black vehicle pulled up alongside, lowered its windows and fired shots, wounding both brothers before fleeing westbound on Lappin.

The 17-year-old was shot in his neck and was conveyed by medics to an area hospital. He's listed in critical condition.

The 26-year-old took a graze wound to the wrist.

 

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