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Arrest made in fatal shooting at Highland Park bus stop

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HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – Highland Park police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting that happened last week at a bus stop on Woodward Avenue.

Police Chief Kevin Coney said Monday that the suspect was taken into custody Sunday and would be arraigned in the coming days. Coney said the suspect also has a criminal history that includes serving 21 years in prison for murder. He was released in January and was living in a halfway house in the city.

The victim, Stanley Carter, was gunned down early last Wednesday morning while standing at a DDOT bus stop at Woodward Avenue and Tennyson Street.

"I think it was just a random act," Coney said.

The suspect was identified through tips from the public.

"The citizens really helped. In any crime, somebody has seen or heard something," Coney said.

There were other people at the bus stop, but they were not hurt.