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Detroit police are investigating a non-fatal shooting of a man on the city's southwest side.

The shooting happened at about 4:45 a.m. Friday on Woodmere Street and Elsmere Street near Vernor Highway and Lawndale Street, according to police.

Officials said the victim told police he was walking in the area when he heard gunfire and was struck by a bullet in the lower back.

Investigators are searching for suspects and police do not have any information on the victim's condition.

cramirez@detroitnews.com

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