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Detroit — Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting that took place late Wednesday night on Detroit's east side.

At about 10:10 p.m. the victim, a 42-year-old man, was standing outside a liquor store in the area of Nottingham and East Warren, east of Alter, said Cpl. Dan Donakowski, a Detroit Police Department spokesman.

As he was talking to someone else, a man approached the victim, pulled a gun and fired shots. 

"Fragments" lodged in the victim's face and upper arm, police said. After being transported to the hospital, the victim was listed in temporary serious condition.

Police describe the shooter as a black male with dark skin, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 250 pounds. He wore a tan hoodie and dark pants.

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