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Boy, 11, shot while playing with gun at Dearborn Heights home

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The home in Dearborn Heights were police say an 11-year-old boy was shot in the head The home in Dearborn Heights were police say an 11-year-old boy was shot in the head
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An 11-year-old boy remains in extremely critical condition Monday evening after he was shot in the head while playing with a gun with another young boy inside a Dearborn Heights home, police say.

The boy who shot the gun is the son of the victim's mother's boyfriend, police say. The 15 year old was said to be in town visiting, and somehow got ahold of the gun which is his grandmother's. Adults were inside the home at the time of the incident, but none were aware the boys had a weapon.

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Police say they will turn the case over to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, which will decide if any charges will be filed.

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