Shell casing matches shooting evidence

Nov. 9, 2012 at 4:22 PM

NOVI, Mich., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A police detective told a judge a shell casing was discovered in the car of a man suspected in 24 shootings at people and vehicles in the Detroit area.

Raulie Wayne Casteel, 43, was charged with six offenses Wednesday in Howell, Mich., District Court in an Oct. 18 shooting incident, the Detroit News reported Friday.

"We expect he will be facing numerous other charges because we feel he is the person responsible for shootings reported in four different counties," said Wixom, Mich., Police Chief Clarence Goodlein.

In Novi District Court Friday, Detective Ronald Moore told Judge Dennis Powers investigators discovered a spent shell casing from Casteel's 9mm handgun in the windshield wiper track of Casteel's car, matching ballistic evidence obtained from several shooting incidents.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea blasts arrival of U.S. submarine in South Korean port
U.S. lottery lowers portion of cash allocated to jackpot prize
South Korea rescues 5 North Korean sailors
F-16, Cessna planes collide midair in South Carolina, killing two
Colorado court to hear baker's appeal over gay wedding cake