LANSING, Mich. — A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in southwest Lansing Wednesday night.
The Lansing Police Department was dispatched for a report of a shooting in the area of Burneway Drive and Seaway Drive around 7:30 p.m.
When officers got to the scene, they found 16-year-old, Darrelle Lavin Smith, with serious injuries from an apparent gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.
At this time, a motive for the shooting is unclear, and officials are still investigating.
Anyone with information on the incident can contact Detective Sergeant Rick Thomas at (517) 483-4659, the Lansing Police Department at (517) 483-4600 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-6847. People can also send a private message to the Lansing Police Department Facebook page or through the department’s mobile app.
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