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Detroit — A 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg Monday while he and another 15-year-old boy were allegedly playing with a gun, police said.

The shooting happened Monday evening in the area of Lanark Street and Casino Avenue near Interstate 94 and Morang Avenue on Detroit's east side, according to a preliminary investigation, Detroit police officials said.

Investigators are not releasing further details at this time.

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