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Detroit — A 24-year-old man is recovering from a gunshot wound Saturday after he was struck during a candlelight vigil on the city's east side, police said.

The incident occurred at 2:05 a.m. Saturday in the 11000 block of Payton Street near Whittier Avenue and Kelly Road.

Police spoke to witnesses who said a candlelight vigil was being held for another shooting victim when someone in the crowd fired several gunshots. 

The 24-year-old man was struck in the leg and was privately taken to the hospital. Police said he is in stable condition. 

Police say the suspect is unknown.

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