2-year-old killed, 9-year-old injured in I-75 shooting near McNichols Road

Police search for suspect

A 2-year-old child was killed and a 9-year-old was seriously injured after someone fired shots on I-75 overnight Thursday.
A 2-year-old child was killed and a 9-year-old was seriously injured after someone fired shots on I-75 overnight Thursday.

DETROIT – A 2-year-old has died and a 9-year-old is in serious condition following a freeway shooting Thursday at Interstate 75.

Update: Detroit freeway shooting: 2-year-old killed, 9-year-old hurt on I-75

According to Michigan State Police, the shooting happened near McNichols Road.

Michigan State Police said the suspect’s vehicle is a light colored four door sedan, and was last seen on I-75 at John R Street.

Authorities are investigating. The freeway is no longer closed at McNichols Road.

Stay with Local 4/ClickOnDetroit as more information becomes available.


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