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Man shot while driving down Lodge Freeway near 7 Mile Road in Detroit

Man suffers 2 gunshot wounds

DETROIT – A man was shot Friday morning while driving southbound on M-10 (Lodge Freeway) near 7 Mile Road.

The man was in his Jeep when shots were fired at him from someone driving along side him, according to police. The man exited the freeway when he was hit by gunfire and left his vehicle to run for help. 

Investigators believe the same person who shot the man returned and fired more shots at the vehicle.

No arrests have been made, but police are looking for possible surveillance video from nearby businesses. 

Michigan State Police said the man suffered two gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

From state police: 

At approximately 12:20 a.m. troopers from the Metro South Post were dispatched to southbound M-10 ramp to Livernois Avenue in the city of Detroit on a non-fatal shooting complaint. Preliminary investigation revealed that a male victim was driving southbound on M-10 when he hears shooting and the victim exited at Livernois. Left his vehicle at the top of the ramp and ran into neighborhood. Once troopers arrived the victim returned to his car. Detectives are currently interviewing the victim and trying to gain background on the incident as well as get a description of the vehicle or suspect. 

The southbound lanes of the freeway were closed from 7 Mile Road to Livernois Avenue and have reopened. The off ramp from M-10 to Livernois Avenue is closed.

State police troopers are still investigating. 

Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit.com for updates.


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