Police: 3 dead after shootout between vehicles on freeway

DETROIT (AP) — Two people were fatally wounded during a shootout involving two vehicles on a Detroit freeway and a third person was struck and killed by another vehicle while running away.

Authorities began receiving calls shortly after 10 p.m. Monday about shots being fired between two vehicles in the express lanes of westbound Interstate 96, state police said.

A man driving one of the vehicles was shot and killed at the scene. A woman in that vehicle also was shot and pronounced dead at a hospital.

A person who ran from the second vehicle involved in the shooting, jumped a median wall and was struck on the freeway and killed by a third vehicle, state police said.

The driver of the third vehicle was not injured.

The names of the victims have not been released and a motive for the shooting was under investigation, police said.