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Detroit — A 5-year-old girl is recovering after being grazed in the neck by a gunshot late Sunday night on the city’s east side.

According to the Detroit Police Department, the incident occurred at about 10:50 p.m. at the intersection of Alcoy and Parkgrove in an area south of Seven Mile and west of Schoenherr.

Police said the girl was sitting in a car with her 22-year-old uncle when a black SUV pulled along side with two men inside. One man opened fire and the victim was grazed along the neck.

She was taken by her uncle to a local hospital and is expected to recover. Police are looking for the suspect vehicle described as either a GMC Trailblazer or Envoy.

TGreenwood@detroitnews.com

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