Police: Suspect arrested in 2 connected shootings near I-94 and I-275 in Romulus

Posted at 4:33 AM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 17:37:46-04

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.

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.

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.

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.