Martin Zale was told that his fatal encounter with Derek Flemming was a “shooting waiting to happen” and that Zale went about “almost looking for conflict.”
A 69-year-old man who insists he shot another driver in self-defense is back in court to be sentenced for second-degree murder.
Martin Zale claimed he shot Derek Flemming in self-defense last September during a confrontation at a stop-light.
A jury returned a guilty verdict for a 69-year-old man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a motorist during a road rage incident in Howell.
Martin Zale took the stand in his own defense earlier in the day. The case in Livingston County Circuit Court went to the jury Tuesday afternoon.
Prosecutors say Flemming, 43, was shot in the head in Sept. 2 after getting out of his vehicle to ask Zale about his aggressive driving.
A dramatic road rage incident resembling a demolition derby and nearly ran over pedestrians unfolded near 6 Mile in Detroit.
MSU police issued a campus alert after a driver showed a gun during a suspected road rage incident.
The Marion Township man faces an open murder charge in the Sept. 2 killing of 43-year-old Derek Flemming of Oceola Township.
Police are investigating a potential case of road rage after shots were fired following a minor traffic crash in Monroe County.