Attorney General To Prosecute I-96 Shooter

Posted at 2:31 PM, Nov 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-27 14:31:39-05

LANSING, Mich.– The three counties involved in the recent I-96 shootings report that the Attorney General will be prosecuting the alleged shooter.

According to the Michigan Department of Attorney General, Bill Shuette, Ingham, Livingston and Shiawassee County Prosecutors announced that the Attorney General’s Criminal Division is going to be leading the prosecution of the accused I-96 shooter.

Raulie Casteel, 43, of Wixom is the suspect who was taken into custody on October 17, for the I-96 shootings. He has been charged and arraigned in Livingston County on six counts of alleged shooting in Howell. Oakland County has charged Casteel with 60 counts  for incidents that allegedly happened in that county.

Ingham and Shiawassee Counties have not yet charged Casteel for incidents that allegedly happened within their counties.

According to the Attorney General office, the Criminal Division will review the evidence collected by the multi-jurisdictional task force and decide what criminal charges, if any, should be filed.