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Michigan State Police investigate 'officer-involved shooting' in Lansing Thursday, 1 dead

Posted at 7:51 PM, Jan 05, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-05 19:51:26-05

UPDATE Friday, 1 p.m. | Michigan State Police (MSP) released more information about the man shot and killed by officers Thursday. The incident involved one Lansing Police Department officer and three MSP troopers.

The man was 35 years old and from the city of Lansing.

"Per MSP protocol the three MSP troopers have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation," MSP said.

ORIGINAL STORY | Michigan State Police are investigating an "officer-involved shooting" that happened Thursday evening in the 2000 block of Irene Court.

Police responded to the area around 5 p.m. for reports of shots fired. We’re told when they arrived, an unidentified suspect was armed.

"The suspect was armed with a hand gun at that point an officer-involved shooting occurred," Lansing Police Department Chief Ellery Sosebee said. "Officers secured the suspect and rendered first air. The Lansing Fire Department provided medical treatment. The subject was pronounced dead on the scene."

Michigan State Police assisted on the scene, and they are leading the investigation.

Police say there's no threat to the public.

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