HARPER WOODS, Mich. – Michigan State Police are investigating a possible freeway shooting on Interstate 94 Wednesday in Harper Woods.
An investigation revealed that MSP received a 911 call at about 3:05 p.m. about a possible freeway shooting on I-94 near Eight Mile Road. A red vehicle was seen leaving the area.
State police’s Special Investigation Section detectives responded to the intersection of Roscommon Street and Peerless Avenue, where witnesses reported seeing a male driver exit a red vehicle at the intersection and ran from the scene. A passenger, who suffered a single gunshot wound, was still in the vehicle.
The passenger was taken to a hospital and listed in serious condition.
The male driver is in police custody and one firearm has been recovered. Police said a second unknown vehicle was involved in the shooting.
Two different caliber shell casings were recovered.
The motive of the incident is unknown.
I-94 westbound at 10 Mile Road was closed as detectives investigated and locate the crime scene. The freeway has since reopened.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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View twitter thread from Michigan State Police below
Possible Freeway Shooting: Special Investigation Section detectives are responding to the intersection of Roscommon and Peerless in Harper Woods for a shooting that possibly occurred on the freeway. There is one person who was struck and is being transported to a local hospital. pic.twitter.com/MY5NFleLXH— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) September 9, 2020