DETROIT – Michigan State Police are investigating a shooting on a freeway on Detroit’s west side.
The shooting happened on the Southfield Freeway intersection at I-96 on Tuesday evening.
Police said that the driver of an SUV was going south on the Southfield Freeway when another vehicle pulled up next to it and started shooting. The driver was struck and police believe a passenger may have been struck too but fled the scene.
Troopers and detectives are actively investigating.
The exit to westbound and eastbound I-96 was closed, but Southfield Freeway is now open.
The incident is not related to a shooting that happened Monday night on I-96, police said.
UPDATE: Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of of an SUV was southbound on the Southfield when another vehicle pulled along side and started shooting. The driver was struck and possibly a passenger who left the scene. pic.twitter.com/PTjbfSjfQH— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) February 23, 2021