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One person was killed and nine were wounded when someone opened fire on a neighborhood block party on a basketball court in Detroit, authorities said.

Authorities said they did not know a motive for the shooting and that no one had been arrested.

The Associated Press reports via The Guardian:

Assistant police chief Steve Dolunt said a 20-year-old man was killed. He was not being identified while relatives were informed.

The victims ranged in age from 21 to 46, Dolunt said, and three of them were women. One person was in critical condition late on Saturday night, according to Cassandra Lewis, the department’s public information officer. She said the rest of the victims had injuries that were not life-threatening.

The shooting happened at a neighbourhood party that included a barbecue attended by families with some small children in strollers, Dolunt said.

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— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.


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