ROMULUS, Mich. (WXYZ) — A suspect has been arrested in the I-94 and I-275 freeway shootings in Romulus, police say.
Michigan State Police tweeted the update Tuesday morning.
Suspect in the I 94 and I 275 shooting is in custody. More to follow. pic.twitter.com/1NAyYYMaYJ— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) May 28, 2019
The Romulus Police Department developed leads to took them to the Barrington Apartments, where they found a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle in the shootings. Troopers say "further probable cause was developed and a 25-year-old Romulus man was arrested at his apartment."
He was taken into custody without incident, and warrant packet will be sent to Wayne county prosecutors, according to police.
Neighbors are still trying to figure out what to make of all the marshals and @mspmetrodet troopers that showed up at their apartment complex — car found at Barrington Apartments. @wxyzdetroit #BreakingNews pic.twitter.com/6x2ch3KkYO— Matthew Smith (@MattSmithWXYZ) May 28, 2019
Tuesday morning's freeway shooting closed down eastbound I-94 at Haggerty to I-275 in the City of Romulus.
Troopers were investigating the scene after responding to a 911 call that came in around 1:00 a.m.
Police say a dark vehicle pulled alongside the victim's vehicle and fired several shots. The victim was not hit or injured, police say. The suspect then sped off from the area.
On 5/28 at approximately 1:00AM troopers from the Metro South Post were dispatched to E/B I-94 near I-275 in the city of Romulus for a Freeway Shooting. Preliminary information is a passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on I 94 when he noticed a dark vehicle pull along side. pic.twitter.com/gsEYTyyRA0— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) May 28, 2019
I 94 and Haggerty has reopened. Troopers are still conducting interviews and gathering information on this incident. We will keep updating here as new information becomes available. pic.twitter.com/EiyqdDszHo— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) May 28, 2019
This is the second freeway shooting incident reported in two days, police say. The shootings are believed to be connected, according to Michigan State Police. Anyone who has seen suspicious activity in the area or has additional information on the shootings should contact Metro South Post at (734) 287-5000 or call 911.
Troopers are investigating both shootings that occurred on I 94 near I275. We do believe these incidents are connected. Often we are asked by the public of what they can do to help. First, this is your official source of information. If it’s not here, it may not be true. pic.twitter.com/c1LqtzSrNE
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) May 28, 2019