Michigan Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Victim In Vehicle, Dumping Body On Freeway Ramp

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Source: Michigan State Police; UNSPLASH

Jan. 31 2023, Published 4:45 p.m. ET

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A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Michigan whose body was found on a freeway ramp.

Rayquin Desean Patrick, 22, was taken into custody on Jan. 31 and charged with premeditated first-degree murder and felony firearms charges, WJBK reported.

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According to police, Patrick knew the 22-year-old victim, who investigators believe was fatally shot inside a vehicle on Southfield Freeway in Detroit and then pushed onto the I-96 ramp.

State police found the deceased shooting victim around 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 23.


“This was excellent police work by our detectives,” Michigan State Police F/Lt. Mike Shaw said. “They were able to develop a suspect and get him off our streets.”

“We will continue to vigorously investigate these crimes on our freeways and seek prosecution to the fullest extent of the law,” Shaw added.


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