DETROIT, MI – Michigan State Police Troopers were dispatched to a freeway shooting on EB I-96 near Scotten. There was a call of two cars shooting at each other. There are two victims that were sent to the hospital.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a female driver and male passenger of a Chevy 4 door car were involved in a traffic altercation on a surface street in Detroit. A suspect vehicle followed them onto the freeway and fired multiple shots at the vehicle.
The suspect car then fled the area. Both victims were transported to a local hospital with gunshot wounds. It appears that they are not life threatening.
The freeway has been reopened. Further investigation revealed that the incident resulted from a traffic crash that occurred near a gas station on Schaefer. The suspect who was upset about the crash, followed the victims and attempted to shoot both of them.
Detectives are continuing to investigate on scene. Anyone with information is asked to call 734.287.5000.
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