Woman shot at on freeway in Detroit while trying to pass slow moving SUV

Victim treated for graze wound

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DETROIT – A woman was reportedly shot at while trying to move past a slow moving vehicle Sunday on the Lodge Freeway (M-10) in Detroit.

According to police, at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, the 35-year-old victim from New York was leaving a Detroit bar when she ended up on the Lodge Freeway at Seven Mile Road.

While driving north in the left lane on the freeway, she came across the slow moving vehicle and moved to the right lane to pass it.

As she started to pass the silver SUV, the front seat passenger of the vehicle began shooting at her. Police say the woman was grazed by a bullet on the left wrist.

After being shot at, The woman drove away until reaching 12 Mile Road and Telegraph to call police. She was treated at the scene for the graze wound, but did not want to be taken to a hospital.

During an investigation into the shooting police located several casings south of 8 Mile Road.

Police are still investigating the shooting.

It comes as concern grows about the recent rise in road rage shootings across Metro Detroit.

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Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.