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The NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

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Wayne County deputy shoots, kills inmate on I-94

The shooting happened at 4:25 p.m. on the westbound I-94 ramp to I-75, officials said.

Michigan State Police announced the inmate was killed and the deputy suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Wayne County deputy fatally shoots inmate on I-94 near I-75 in Downtown Detroit

4 fast facts

  • A Canadian barge in the Detroit River struck a dock near Jefferson and Scotten avenues. Read more .

  • A small plane had trouble landing Friday at the Troy airport, according to officials. Read more .

  • Several residents in Monroe County have reported hearing a loud "boom" in the area, and police said it's due to weapons training. Read more .

  • A woman was caught in the act of stealing packages from her neighbors, and with the help of a resident, a Utica police officer tracked her and her minivan down with the stolen goods still inside. Read more .

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