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UPDATE: Police search for suspect involved in Delta Township shooting ends, suspect found in Jackson

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Posted at 9:46 AM, Apr 12, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-16 17:54:38-04

***Update April 16, 5:50 PM***

Michigan State Police confirmed Marcus Oglesby, the suspect wanted in connection with Friday's shooting, was caught Tuesday morning in Jackson.

***Update April 12, 6:15PM***

State police confirmed that they received a tip that Oglesby's car wanted in connection to Friday morning's shooting was in the backyard of a Lansing home and obtained a search warrant.


They say law enforcement made several attempts to contact Oglesby and eventually breached the home at N. Verlinden Avenue and Drexel Road.

MSP said nobody was inside the abandoned house and say the suspect is still on the run and considered armed and dangerous.

Your neighborhood reporter Asya Lawrence posted this update from the scene...

***Update 5:15PM***

There is a large police presence at N. Verlinden Avenue and Drexel Road in Lansing.

Law enforcement confirmed it is connected to this morning's shooting in Delta Township.

Your neighborhood reporter Asya Lawrence is on scene and overheard officers referencing for Marcus to exit a home with his hands up.

Law enforcement has been looking for Oglesby since the events earlier today that are detailed below.

***Update 12:15 PM***

Michigan State Police have released a picture of the SUV they say Marcus Oglesby was riding in when he shot at officers.

The black Jeep Liberty registered in Michigan was last seen leaving the scene at Saginaw St. and Waverly in Delta Township.

The license plate number is ERA 9231.

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MSP are searching for this SUV in connection with an officer-involved shooting Friday in Delta Township.
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Police are searching for this vehicle in connection with an officer-involved shooting in Delta Township Friday.

***End Update***

***Update 10:30 AM**

Michigan State Police are searching for a Jackson man who is considered armed and dangerous.

According to MSP Lt. Rene Gonzales, police are looking for 31-year-old Marcus Oglesby, who police say shot at an unmarked Michigan Department of Corrections DOC vehicle just before 8:00 a.m. Friday morning.

MSP says an MDOC Parole Absconder Recovery Unit was trailing a black Jeep Liberty that Oglesby was riding in the 1700 block of Willow Road in Lansing.

The MDOC team followed the SUV into Delta Township, and that's when police say Oglesby got out of the car and shot and hit the MDOC vehicle.

MDOC officers fired back and then followed the vehicle to a shopping plaza on West Saginaw Highway and Waverly Road.

No one was injured in the shooting.

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Large police presence on scene in Delta Township

Investigators say the SUV stopped, and Oglesby ran from the scene.

MSP says officers have set up a perimeter, and K9 Units are searching for the suspect.

Oglesby is described as a black male, 6'1", 135 pounds, wearing all-black clothing.

According to MDOC records, he absconded from parole on March 20, 2024. He had served time for home invasion and fleeing and alluding police.

Oglesby currently has an active warrant out of Lenawee County for aggravated assault.

If you see him, call 911 and do not approach the suspect.

*** End Update **

A large police presence is currently on the scene between Saginaw and Waverly in Delta Township.

Our crew on the scene tells us that they are seeing Lansing Police, Lansing Township, Eaton County, and more searching the parking lot of the shopping center. We do not yet know what they are looking for.

Not much else is known.

Stay with FOX47 News on air and online as we learn more about this developing situation.

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