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Tue February 4, 2014
I-96 shooter Raulie Casteel sentenced to prison in Oakland Co., awaits Livingston Co. sentencing
A man who shot at drivers along I-96 and connecting roads in 2012 has been sentenced to 80 to 120 months in prison in Oakland County Circuit Court.
Raulie Casteel pleaded no contest but mentally ill to assault and firearms charges last year.
There were nearly two dozen shootings in 2012 that terrified the region for weeks, but no one was seriously hurt.
Casteel's lawyer maintains that Casteel's undiagnosed mental illness prompted his criminal behavior and the shooting incidents.
Casteel still awaits sentencing in Livingston County. He was convicted there last week of terrorism in a related case. He faces up to life in prison for that conviction and is expected to be sentenced next month.