(WSYM) — Michigan State Police says there have been 24 shootings on freeways this year so far with 22 of them occurring in the city of Detroit. The other two happened in the suburbs.
MSP tweeted out the stats in a thread on Wednesday.
They said of the incidents, 11 involved suspects that the victim knew; 7 stemmed from road rage; and 6 had unknown motives or uncooperative victims. According to MSP, four of the incidents led to a death.
"We must find away to settle disputes without violence and make cooperating with police a normal thing," tweeted MSP.
DYK: We bring extra troopers from other districts to work in the city of Detroit to help deter violent crime. We must continue to work together to eliminate violence in our neighborhoods. If you see or hear something please call law enforcement. pic.twitter.com/2Nt4kte67k— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) June 23, 2021