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Shooter targeting random highway motorists in Michigan

GasBuddy Blog -- A shooter is on the loose in Michigan, targeting motorists traversing near a major thoroughfare, and State Police are worried that more shootings could occur in the days ahead.

Shootings have already occurred, and while there haven't been many major injuries, police are worried that the shooter is aiming to cause mayhem. Michigan State Police have already beefed up patrols in parts of the I-96 corridor, in hopes of finding the shooter should calls start coming in to 911.

The shooter so far has put bullets in 24 vehicles, even wounding one motorist with a shot to the buttocks while he was driving, leaving him feeling a sharp pain, only to find out he was soaking in blood.

State Police are aiming to quell concerns...


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Submitted Nov 02, 2012 By: PD
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 1:45:55 AM

Very old news...
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 1:04:15 AM

crazy
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 7:45:53 PM

Yep
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 7:45:02 PM

Okay
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savannahoaks
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 11:55:49 PM

This happens all too often
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Message Posted: May 6, 2014 8:07:05 PM

This too is old news!!!!
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Message Posted: May 3, 2014 8:47:58 AM

Sad statement.
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 6:33:22 PM

Agreed!:(
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Don20
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 11:31:17 AM

This has been going on for years, they need to make and example out of one of them when they catch them.. Just no need for this type... Or better yet send them to Iraq..
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KY_Homeboy
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 10:12:02 AM

Hope they can catch them before someone does get killed
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magpie2013
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 9:52:14 AM

Wishing that the police get their man would say the least, he should be put on the chopping block! This is serious and needs to be dealt in the swiftest of manner. Pray they get this under control as fast as possible, of course people and Doctors will say he is ill and needs help tired of all the excuses and bleeding hearts. What if this had been a car with children very sick!!!
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scrossi
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 8:17:11 AM

This is really sad.
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 4:58:17 AM

unbelieveable
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If he hits my new Vette he will be getting some lead back
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 6:21:51 AM

someone lock this old post.
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 7:47:17 PM

you have to give the police credit. Im in my safe home .and their on patrol wow thank's guy's
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 7:13:56 PM

I am thankful that this person is off the streets.
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 1:15:23 PM

One shooter can stir up a lot of problems.
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 6:01:02 AM

bad news
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 5:03:28 AM

Flash back to the DC shooters...
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:12:09 PM

Got em!
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2012 4:19:34 PM

Wow, reminds me of the guys in DC a few years back that were shooting people from the trunk of their car
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2012 6:32:55 AM

dpt: thanks for the update. Sounds like someone w/ mental issues?
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dpt
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2012 12:43:08 PM

He's been caught, days ago. Yesterday, he stood mute at his arraignment and a not guilty plea was entered for him. He's an unemployed geologist who moved back to Michigan from Kentucky, complaining of low-flying military helicopters on his property down there. The Kentucky authorities say none of his neighbors seem to have seen them.
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2012 7:24:10 AM

rk: sadly, often innocent folks have to lose their lives or limbs first before there's a big "man" hunt.
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 6:20:19 PM

Very scary! Hope that this person is caught before anyone is seriously injured!
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 4:55:17 AM

well, pistols vs. rifles is probably an uneven fight to start with. Hope the shooter is caught soon...
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 9:15:42 AM

They say Detroit is way ahead of Oklahoma. They (Oklahoma) just passed a gun carrying law (Open carry) and now they say they can shoot back. In Detroit the crooks are already carrying...Not sure it would be helpful to have motorist shooting back with pistols at snipers with rifles.
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 11:04:22 PM

gasokie: I think we would need to do that for several places... Blade Runner anyone?
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 5:32:02 PM

Tough living up there as it was. Now the place seems to be sinking into a crime pit unimmaginable a few years ago...for a city here in the USA. Maybe we'll have to de-annex Detroit someday and build a border fence all around it. Just sayin'
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 1:46:27 PM

no k
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 10:29:58 AM

Crazys everwhere
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 7:17:16 AM

Thanks for the heads-up, PD. I appreciate the fact that you put the news in the blog. My brother, the trucker, spends a lot of time in Michigan and has mentioned I-96 on occasion when we skype. Does anyone know what type of vehicle the nutcase targets or are the shootings seemingly random? I'll have to read more on this before I e-mail or skype Little Brother again.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 4:54:46 AM

another one ... when will it stop?
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 4:52:21 AM

not the first time. Hope the shooter is found soon.

[Edited by: honda0105 at 11/7/2012 5:53:40 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 10:31:01 PM

Someone always goes too far!
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 7:37:38 PM

are you kidding me someout killing ppl for gas in michigan owow
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 1:14:55 AM

Have they captured the nut job yet?
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 7:03:10 PM

If thay say no one has been hurt why was it reported that one driver was shot in his buttocks.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 6:12:44 PM

Is the person still shooting at people since this story was first reported.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 4:02:37 PM

They will find the person soon.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 2:01:53 PM

great - this again? what is wrong with people??!?
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 1:36:47 PM

The poor guy is obviously nuts. Lets hire some snipers to nail him.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 11:55:40 AM


Must be Ted Nugent, after seeing the presidential polls...
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 9:47:32 AM

Greepy
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 9:42:10 AM

String that SOB up by his balls when he's finally caught.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 9:01:58 AM

ExtremeSnow has the right idea!
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 8:46:54 AM

Me too gasman50.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 8:46:43 AM

Now that is's known and that they are patrolling, he will just move to a new location....
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 8:44:20 AM

People like this is why I believe in the death penalty and not making the taxpayer foot the outrageous bill for life in prison.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 8:43:51 AM

Hope they catch him..........
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