Teen shot while walking near Detroit high school

Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was shot while walking near a Detroit High School.

A 13-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the back while walking through his neighborhood. Now, police are trying to find who pulled the trigger.

It's a frightening phone call 26-year-old Shante Mills never thought she'd receive: her 13-year-old brother had been shot.

"My brother is hurt but thank God he's not dead," Mills said. "I was really lost. My mother called and said to get to the hospital immediately."

Detroit Police say around 8:00 Thursday night, Deashun Mills was walking with a friend near 7 Mile and Hoover. They were right across the street from Osborn high School when they heard gunshots.

"From what he tells me, shots were just fired and he ended up getting hit," Mills said.

Police say Mills was shot in the lower hip and didn't know exactly what was happening. Then he collapsed to ground.

He was rushed to St. John's Hospital and is listed in serious condition. His sister said Friday that he's doing even better now that their mom is there with him.

"The situation could've been worse. But I'm glad that he's okay," Mills said.

A witness can only report seeing two black men in the area as the shots were fired and Detroit police say they don't have any suspects yet.

"It's crazy how people just out here for no reason," Mills said.

Shante Mills asks those who know anything at all to break their silence.

"Who knows what else they've done or could do," MIlls said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police at 1-800-SPEAK-UP

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