DETROIT – Police said a 25-year-old man was found dead inside a car Monday afternoon on Interstate 96 in Detroit.
The victim, who was from Novi, was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead. Police said a witness reported hearing shot fired on the freeway and then saw the victim exiting at Greenfield Road.
Authorities believe it was a targeted incident.
Eastbound I-96 Local at Southfield Freeway were closed, as well as the northbound and southbound ramps of Southfield Freeway to EB I-96 to collect evidence. The freeway has since reopened.
A description of the suspect is currently not available. No other injuries were reported.
No other details have been released at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call 734-287-5000.
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Homicide Investigation:— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) September 6, 2021
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E/B I-96 FWY LOCAL LANES AND GREENFIELD.
The Detroit Regional Communication Center was contacted by the Detroit Police Department that they located a vehicle while on patrol that had bullet holes in the vehicle. pic.twitter.com/FoK4RkMHEl