Police: Man in custody after girl, 16, shot to death

Police: Man in custody after girl, 16, shot to death

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DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Detroit police say they have a man in custody following a shooting that killed a 16-year-old girl.

The girl's body was found on a front lawn near her home on the city's west side about 1:50 p.m. Sunday, police confirm.

Police say the victim knew the 21-year-old man they have taken into custody. A warrant has been sent to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office to determine if the man will face charges.

The girl's autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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