DETROIT – Michigan State Police are investigating a deadly freeway shooting on I-96 Express near Schaefer Highway and Grand River Avenue in Detroit.
State police shut down both the eastbound and westbound express lanes of the freeway for several hours before reopening just before 4 a.m. Tuesday.
Police said they started receiving reports of two cars shooting at each other on the freeway just after 10 p.m. Monday. A male driver of one of the vehicles was killed.
A female in the vehicle was also shot and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said a suspect from a second vehicle got out of their car and tried to run away but was hit and killed by a driver not involved in the shooting.
That driver was not hurt.
Police are looking for a motive behind the shooting and interviewing witnesses,
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Road Closure: I 96 Express / Schaefer/ Grand River Detroit— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) February 23, 2021
MSP 911 received multiple 911 calls about a possible shooting taking place on westbound I 96. When troopers arrived they located four victims with injuries on both the east and westbound sides of 96 Express. pic.twitter.com/rieCP5VhAF