Police say son shot and killed his mother while she was driving on Woodward

Posted at 8:46 AM, Nov 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-26 11:07:08-05

(WXYZ) — The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says a 22-year-old man is in custody for allegedly shooting and killing his 52-year-old mother while she was driving on Woodward at the Royal Oak, Pleasant Ridge border.

Royal Oak police say they received multiple calls regarding an accident at northbound Woodward under the I-696 overpass around 10:30 p.m.

When they arrived, officers say they found a driver dead from a gunshot to the head.

Police say after the shooting and crash, the suspect got out of the vehicle and then fired at other vehicles passing by, striking another driver in the leg.

That 43-year-old driver was reportedly transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case.