Troopers make arrest in non-fatal I-75 highway shooting

By David Fleet
A suspect is in custody following an alleged shooting on north I-75 near the East Holly Road exit just west of Groveland Township.
At 12:10 p.m., Jan. 7, Michigan State Police from the Metro Detroit Post responded to a non-fatal shooting. According to MSP reports, a male driver of a Chevy four-door was northbound on I-75 when an unknown person(s) shot at the vehicle striking the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. I-75 was closed while troopers investigated the incident.
On Tuesday Oakland County Prosecutors Office authorized charges for Edward Michael Haywood, 25 of Hazel Park, with assault with intent to murder, felony firearm and carrying a concealed weapon. Haywood was arraigned in the 52-2 District Court and received a $100,000 cash bond. His next court date is Jan. 24.
The victim and witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a white Audi. The model is unknown.

The suspect fled the freeway at E. Holly Road and continued in an unknown direction. There is no description of the suspect (s) in the white vehicle. The highway was reopened about 3 p.m. Friday.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting contact the Metro North Post (248) 564-5740.

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