Arrest Made In I-96 Shootings

Nov 6, 2012

An arrest has been made in connection with a string of shootings in four counties along I-96.

Ingham County Sheriff Gene Wrigglesworth talks with reporters about the arrest in the I-96 shootings.
Credit Scott Pohl / WKAR

Police took a 43-year-old man from Wixom into custody last night.

"It's an absolute miracle to me that somebody else wasn't injured or killed." Sheriff Gene Wrigglesworth

A task force was formed on October 19th to investigate the shootings, and more than 2,800 tips were received.

Charges could be filed against the man in custody as early as Wednesday.

A total of 24 shootings have been reported to police. There was only one injury, a motorist who was struck in the buttock by a bullet.