A man who confessed to shooting at cars along the I-96 corridor has been sentenced to eight and-a-half to 12 years in prison.
Raulie Casteel testified that he shot at motorists because he thought they were part of a government conspiracy against him.
Accused “freeway shooter” Raulie Casteel took the stand Monday morning in his own defense.
A man charged with firing his gun randomly at vehicles along I-96 in Michigan is expected to testify in his own defense Monday.
Raulie Casteel is contesting terrorism and assault charges in connection with the two dozen shootings along I-96 in late 2012.
Raulie Casteel is suspected of carrying out two-dozen random shootings along a 100-mile I-96 corridor through four counties in late 2012.
A man charged in a series of shootings on and off I-96 pleaded no contest but mentally ill to assault and firearms charges.
Raulie Casteel, a 43-year-old unemployed geologist, faces 60 charges in the case.
Raulie Casteel will undergo an independent psychiatric evaluation after his lawyer was granted a delay in the case.
A Wixom man has been found competent to stand trial, charged in a shooting spree that targeted motorists on and around I-96 in four counties.