2-year-old killed, 9-year-old injured in shooting on I-75 near McNichols

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Posted at 10:33 PM, Jun 17, 2021

(WXYZ) — Michigan State Police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday evening on south I-75 near McNichols.

A 2-year-old was killed and a 9-year-old suffered injuries in the shooting and is being treated at Children's Hospital. Troopers have closed the freeway for the investigation.

Police are searching for the vehicle involved in the shooting. It's described as a late-model, silver Chrysler 300 with no plate. If you have information on this shooting contact Michigan State Police Metro South Post.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation but police say the children were on the way home from basketball practice when the incident occurred.

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