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State police: I-75 driver fires shot near 7 Mile Road in Detroit

Police say altercation between 2 drivers led to shot fired

DETROIT – Michigan State Police said a shooting took place Monday evening on I-75 south of 7 Mile Road in Detroit.

The freeway was closed at 7 Mile Road while officers investigated. State police said Tuesday a preliminary investigation revealed there was a traffic altercation between drivers in the construction zone on southbound I-75 north of 8 Mile Road. The two vehicles were next to each other when the suspect lowered his window and fired one shot from at handgun toward the other vehicle, police said.

No one was struck by the round. No injuries were reported.

The person who was shot at called 911. Police are searching for a suspect but have not released a description of the vehicle.

This is the 7th such shooting reported on a Detroit freeway in the past week.

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