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Man arrested after hit and run leaving woman in the street

Posted: 4:09 PM, May 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-02 14:52:32Z

On Monday morning around 1:15 a.m., Lansing Police were sent to the 1600 block of Donora for a domestic violence situation.

When they arrived, they found an unresponsive 27-year-old woman had been hit by a car.

She was taken to a nearby hospital and is currently in critical but stable condition.

Officers were able to take 30-year-old, Douglas Aaron Schuster, from Lansing, who was the driver of the car, into custody a short time after the crash. He was the victim's boyfriend.

Police say they were having an argument in the street, the man in the car and the woman outside of it. At some point, the driver took off, hitting the victim.

After obtaining his description, along with the description of the car, officers were able to locate the man in the 300 block of Magnolia. He was arrested without incident.

On Tuesday, May 1, he was arraigned in 54A District Court on the following:
Count 1: Operating while intoxicated causing serious injury
Count 2: Reckless driving causing serious impairment of body function
Count 3: Fail to stop at scene resulting in serious impairment/death
Count 4: Domestic Violence / Assault 2nd
Habitual Offender

Schuster's bond was set at $25,000.

His next court appearance is scheduled for May 10 at 1:45 PM.