Police: Driver shot on Southfield Freeway near Rotunda Drive

Police shut down freeway Tuesday for investigation

Michigan State Police have now shut down the Southfield Freeway M-39 forcing drivers off at Michigan Avenue. As they begin their investigation, what we are hearing is a freeway shooting along the Southfield Freeway near Rotunda. Police talked to the victim who made his way up to Plymouth Road and the Southfield Freeway.

ALLEN PARK, Mich.Michigan State Police shut down Southfield Freeway (M-39) Tuesday, forcing drivers off at Michigan Avenue, after a shooting reportedly occurred.

An initial investigation has led police to believe that a freeway shooting took place near Rotunda Drive. Michigan State Police reportedly talked to the victim, who was driving on the freeway when they were allegedly shot at near Rotunda Drive in the Allen Park area.

The driver’s car appeared to have a bullet hole in the rear door, and the driver was struck at least one time, police said. You can see the vehicle in the video report above.

The driver was able to call 911 from the freeway. MSP and Detroit and Dearborn police all responded to the scene Tuesday. The driver was transported to the hospital.

Police closed the freeway as of Tuesday night for the investigation. Troopers and K-9s were walking the freeway in search of evidence.

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