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Shooting victim flees crash scene on M-39 in Southfield, later located by police

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Posted at 6:08 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 06:08:01-05

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan State Police are investigating another shooting on metro Detroit roads.

According to police, troopers were dispatched to northbound M-39 just north 8 Mile in Southfield for a report of a crash.

After investigating, police say a shooting happened in Detroit, possibly on 7 Mile near M-39.

MSP said after being shot, the victim fled the scene, entered northbound M-39 and came to a stop blocking the left lane of the freeway just north of 8 Mile.

Another vehicle that was not involved in the shooting rear-ended the victim's vehicle.

Police say the shooting victim fled the crash scene but was later located by Southfield police. Their condition is not known.

The highway was closed for a couple of hours as police towed both vehicles.