Detroit, MI/ Dec. 30 10:10 AM / 36 Metro-Detroit Freeway Shootings Since June 15th

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White male was found dead from multiple gunshots in the driver’s seat off the freeway from I-96 ramp to Warren  Ave.  “This may have stemmed from the highway but it’s too early to determine,” said Detroit Police Capt. Tharadrous White.  Detroit Police handled the investigation.  MSP handled traffic control. 

There have been (at least) 36 reported freeway shootings since June 15th   The majority of the shootings have happened on I-96 and Southfield Freeway. 

  • Eleven attributed to road rage
  • Nine were parties that knew each other
  • Sixteen with unknown motives 

Sources:

News:

https://www.wxyz.com/news/detroit-police-investigate-deadly-drive-by-near-i-96

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Recommendations:

Exercise caution when driving Metro-Detroit freeways between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. on weekdays.  Yield right away no matter what.  De-escalate if possible.  Stay out of the leftmost lane (I can guarantee you someone wants to go faster ). 

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