Male victim shot twice in Niles, police say

NOW: Male victim shot twice in Niles, police say

NILES, Mich. – According to police, a male victim was shot shortly before 8:00 p.m. Saturday night in Niles, Michigan near 6th and Wayne street.

Police received a call at about 7:50 p.m. and have confirmed that two shots were fired in what may be a drug related incident or a robbery, according to Niles Police Chief Jim Millen.

The victim and several suspects were allegedly "in the same vehicle" when the shots were fired, Millen said.

Police claim the victim is a 25-year-old white male who was taken to the hospital and he appears to be in a stable condition. 

Suspects fled on foot down 6th street but leads have been obtained on said suspects.

Further investigation is still ongoing.

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