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Jury Selection Begins For Accused I-96 Shooter

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) -- Jury selection began Tuesday morning in the trial of the accused I-96 shooter, Raulie Casteel.

Officials believe the 44-year-old Wixom man carried out more than two dozen random shootings on and nearby I-96.

The shooting happened in late 2012 and spanned across four Michigan counties.

Police say they matched Casteel's gun to bullet fragments found in victim's cars.

In Livingston County, Attorney General Bill Schuette is prosecuting Casteel with numerous counts, which include terrorism and assault with intent to murder. Both of those charges are punishable and could result in life in prison.

He was arrested in October of 2012 and charged in both Oakland and Livingston County. He pleaded no contest but mentally ill to the charges in Oakland County.

In Livingston County, Casteel is charged with terrorism and assault with intent to murder. Police say they were able to match his gun to bullet fragments recovered from the vehicles of his victims.

Shelby Miller is a reporter with WLNS-TV. Like her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or email her at shmiller@wlns.com.

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