Woman shot in alleged Detroit road rage incident faces attackers in court

Published On: Feb 20 2013 05:51:23 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 21 2013 04:05:01 AM EST

Victim testifies in preliminary hearing for two men accessed of a road rage shooting in Detroit.


Willie Lee Wimberly, of Trenton, and Steve Deshaun Smith-Rush, of Inkster, face charges including assault with intent to commit murder after an alleged road rage incident on New Year's Eve which started outside the MGM Grand Casino and ended on Interstate 94 in Detroit.

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A preliminary hearing to determine if the two will go to trial in the case was held in court on Wednesday.

Wimberly and Smith-Rush are accused of following a Range Rover from the MGM Grand Casino and eventually opening fire on the vehicle on Interstate 94 in Detroit

A man and woman were inside the vehicle at the time of the shooting and were both injured.

Today, that woman took the stand to testify against her alleged attackers. She was still wearing a cast on her arm from the injuries.

"There were two figures shooting at me and I'm feeling the bullets and I'm seeing the glass and I'm hearing it and I'm feeling it. There were two individuals shooting," said the female victim, who's identity was concealed.

A man who was expected to be a witness in this case was recently killed. Wimberly was arrested and charged in that case too.

The preliminary exam will continue on Monday, March 4.


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