Michigan State Police search for evidence along I-75 in Detroit after 1 injured in shooting

DETROIT – Michigan State Police investigated two shootings on freeways along I-75 in Detroit on Wednesday.

One shooting occurred around 4:15 pm and the other around 4:50 pm, soldiers said the shootings were unrelated.

According to police, the first shooting involved an unidentified vehicle and a pickup truck that was disabled during the shooting. Both vehicles were heading south. The shooting occurred when both vehicles parted at a fork in the freeway onto I-94.

Police used a K9 to search for evidence along I-75. No casualties were reported in connection with the shootings.

In another incident, a 23-year-old Clinton Township man was hospitalized after being shot on I-75.

The victim said he tried to escape a white limousine that was following him. According to the police, the shooter is said to have hung out of the window while shooting from the car.


Police said the victim’s cousin drove him to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, where he was treated for his injuries around 5 p.m. Police said he was not cooperating with the investigation and found no evidence along I-75.

Robert Brown lives in the area where the second shooting took place.

“I am less likely to honk at someone. I just get in my car and say, ‘Okay. I don’t want anyone to shoot me, ”Brown said. “It’s kind of scary, actually. It seems like I-75 will become known for this. It makes me nervous, but somehow sad. “

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