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15-year-old Lansing boy dead after what appears to be an accidental shooting on city's east side

Associated Press
Posted at 10:54 PM, Mar 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-07 12:53:37-05

LANSING, Mich. — A 15-year-old Lansing boy is dead after being shot in the 600 block of North Fairview Avenue.

Lansing Police Officers arrived on the scene after 7 p.m. and found the boy. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation found that the shooting was accidental. Another 15-year-old boy was arrested and taken to the Ingham County Youth Home.

“The murder of this young man is disgusting and as a community we all must do a better to prevent violence," Lansing Police Chief Daryl Green said.

Anyone with information about the event can contact Detective Sergeant Rick Thomas at (51`7) 483-6847, the Lansing Police Department at (517) 483-4600, Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-7867 or send a private message through the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.

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