Skip to comments.Another I-96 freeway shooting reported Monday (24); state police investigating north of Ann Arbor
Posted on 10/29/2012 8:40:09 AM PDT by Darren McCarty
Another Michigan freeway shooting took place Monday morning on southbound US-23 just north of I-96, according to media reports.
Within minutes of those reports, Michigan State Police converged on southbound US-23 near North Territorial Road in Washtenaw County.
The Associated Press reported police were not confirming a new shooting and there were no injuries immediately reported Monday.
Traffic was backed up on US-23 southbound as police reportedly closed a lane and were investigating multiple vehicles.
Officers were observed taking a driver into custody at gunpoint at the location a few miles north of Ann Arbor at about 9:20 a.m., according to witness reports. However, there was no official word of a suspect from the incident being arrested as of 9:50 a.m. Monday.
Police were unavailable to immediately comment Monday morning. A Michigan State Police official from the Brighton post directed questions on the incident to the Wixom Police Department. An official in Wixom declined comment, stating the department had nothing to release at this point.
A Livingston County sheriff's deputy said the department had no information to release this morning.
Initial word from police was drivers were being stopped as potential suspects on southbound US-23 but none were the person believed to be involved in the shooting.
Brighton Area Schools were on lockdown Monday morning. School officials decided to lock down about 9:30 a.m. because of reports they received from the police liaison officer, Superintendent Greg Gray said. He said schools would remain on lockdown until police advise that it's safe to resume normal operations.
Police are investigating a total of 24 shootings on I-96 during October, according to the Detroit Free Press. Two shootings took place on Saturday, when one person was injured. That shooting took place near Fowlerville.
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This is the 24th freeway/road shooting from this guy. It started in Wixom, went to Webberville and Fowlerville along I-96 and is now on US-23. Someone was hit yesterday.
Going to be a lot of people out in the woods soon. Hopefully someone will see something.
Mine too... South Lyon. Up for a little hunting?
One of these days, that shooter is going to have a run in with an old time Michigan redneck and it’s not going to be pretty.