WATCH: Officers tackle shooting suspect on roof of minivan in middle of Detroit interstate

Man tackled after leading police on long chase through Detroit

DETROIT - Police officers tackled a shooting suspect on the roof of a minivan in the middle of I-75 in Detroit after the man led them on a high-speed chase throughout the city.


The man led several police vehicles on a high-speed chase while driving a charcoal gray SUV. After entering and exiting the freeway several times, the SUV got a flat tire, and the man was forced to flee on foot.

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The man got out of the SUV, jumped over the median and ran into oncoming traffic on I-75. He tried to hurdle a minivan, but got flipped onto the hood. He climbed onto the roof of the minivan, where police officers surrounded him.

He was tackled to the ground and taken into custody by several officers.

Several officers tackled a man who led them on a long chase and tried to run through traffic. (WDIV)

A man was tackled in the middle of the highway after leading police on a long high-speed chase. (WDIV)

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