Man shot in leg in Ypsilanti Thursday night
Editor's note: This article has been updated with additional information.
An Ypsilanti Township resident police believe was an innocent bystander was shot in the leg Thursday night on the south side of Ypsilanti, police said.
The 45-year-old man was talking with a several people in the 600 block of Armstrong Street at 9:49 p.m. when another group of people in the area began to run, the victim told police. He then heard a gunshot and felt pain in his leg and realized he had been shot in the upper thigh.
He flagged down a passing motorist who took him to an area hospital for treatment, Ypsilanti police said in a press release. The man is in good condition, according to the release.
Sgt. Troy Fulton said there's no indication the shooting is related to another shooting Monday in which a man was shot in the stomach on Harriet Street. Fulton said police have no reason to believe either shooting is gang-related.
Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information in the case should contact Lt. Paul DeRidder at 734-482-2061.