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Man shot walking dog in park on Detroit's east side

Jasmin Barmore
The Detroit News

A man walking his dog in a park on Detroit's east side was shot Sunday afternoon, police said.

A 26-year-old man was shot in a park in the Houston Whittier and Kelly Road neighborhood at about 5:40 p.m., police said. The victim told police he realized he was shot after he heard multiple gun shots fired.

He was privately taken to a hospital.

The case is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Fifth Precinct at (313) 596-5540 or Crime Stopdpers at 1800-Speak Up.