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I-96 Shooter May Learn His Fate Wednesday

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HOWELL, Mich. (WLNS) - Here in mid-Michigan, accused I-96 shooter Raulie Casteel may learn his fate Wednesday.

Closing arguments are over and jury deliberation is underway. The jury will be reviewing a recording of Casteel's testimony Wednesday morning.

In court Tuesday the judge ruled Casteel's attorneys would not be allowed to use mental illness as a defense for Casteel.

He took the stand in his own defense Monday, admitting to shooting at vehicles in the fall of 2012, but said he never intended to kill anyone.

Casteel also told the court he suffers from mental illness and paranoia.

He's facing life in prison and is charged with terrorism and assault with intent to murder.

"It's not a defense, mental illness, but in the whole scheme of the picture, think about what somebody was intending to do. Think about what you can accomplish by doing this stuff, nothing. Try to make sense of it, you can't. Your job is to be dispassionate, your job is to focus on his intent," said Doug Mullkoff, Raulie Casteel's Attorney.

We will have more tonight on 6 News at 5 and 6.

Stay with 6 News on-air, on www.wlns.com, Facebook.com/WLNS-TV or follow @WLNS on Twitter for the latest. We'll let you know as soon as a verdict is reached.

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