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Michigian shootings put folks on edge
Wixom, Mich. • Five schools kept children off playgrounds and nervous commuters changed their routes Monday as police searched for a suspect in 22 random, unsolved shootings in southeastern Michigan. A task force with officers from nine departments raised the number to 22 shootings, most involving cars near Interstate 96, though one occurred while a man was taking out his trash.