Man shot in face on Detroit's west side

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News
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Detroit — A man is in critical condition after being shot in the face on the city's west side, police said Wednesday.

Detroit police are investigating the shooting, which happened at about 3:18 a.m. in the 18400 block of Monte Vista Street near Meyers Road and Curtis Street.

The victim, a 34-year-old man, was shot on the left side of his face, officials said. He was taken to a hospital to be treated.

Investigators are not yet releasing details about the circumstances of the shooting.

Police said the victim was in surgery and detectives have yet been able to interview him.

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